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#1 Old 11-21-2010
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Glad I found this community. I just picked up a 2008 350 on Friday from MB dealer. For years I was searching for a convertible but there was always something holding me back. I was hipnotized by the Z350 for years. When I recently read posts on the Z370 about overheating issues, cheap oil cooler,etc, I had to abandon that dream car. I realized that I had to eliminate the ragtop and go for a hard top. And it had to be a roadster. And it had to have about 300hp. I searched for over month to understand the different SLK packages/colors. Last Monday, I decided to try a 350 from MB Tysons Corner, VA. This is exactly what I was looking for.

My plans are to get familiar with various mods, possibly adding a bit more power (K&N, etc). Any pointer on threads about mods that will void the warranty or cause trouble at the dealer. I have 4 years/100k MB coverage.

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Welcome to the forum, this is a great source of information for the SLK owners we have very knowledgeable members here.
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try slkstore.com for drop in air filters. Green Filters seems to be the way to go.
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My plans are to get familiar with various mods, possibly adding a bit more power (K&N, etc). Any pointer on threads about mods that will void the warranty or cause trouble at the dealer. I have 4 years/100k MB coverage.

Glad to be here.
Welcome Michael, I'm also from northern VA-Falls Church. I have an extra pair of used K&N filters for sale if you are interested. They've been cleaned and re-oiled properly.
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Welcome from South Dakota and congrats.
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