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New SLK owner from Wildwood, TX

I wanted a new boat. I blame it on my neighbor. Damn car salesman. He brings home a 2003 SLK230 with AMG package from a tradin ... parks it right in front of wifes face. Oh the moanin started.

Upshot is she bought it. Ok now what do I do with it!

Anyway found the site looking for a shorty attenna. Hope to meet, get and sooner or later give some info on this money hole she bought.

ps: really do love the little ride ... wife too
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Hi from London!

Congrats on the impulse buy! A few rides with the top down and you'll be more than convinced! Post up some pics if you can.

Check out the slk store on the forum you'll find the 'shorty' on there and i would recommend the smart top too!
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A 3rd hello from London,

Yes we need pictures..... I love the impulse buy, sometimes you just have too...
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Welcome. SLKstore sells the R170 shorty antenna, however, the radio function may be compromised. I don't know what happens to the remote key range.

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Welcome. SLKstore sells the R170 shorty antenna, however, the radio function may be compromised. I don't know what happens to the remote key range.
Yes I've seen that. $89 for the shorty. Seems little high but as I look at some other items for MB ... ALL of it's high
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Impulse buying... We just celebrated our 25th anniversary...we married a short year after a blind date. I have absolutely no complaints!

Put the top down and enjoy the ride!

(update your specs and location, and maybe post a pic or two...)
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Hey Jack...My turn to welcome you as warmly as you welcomed me.. Welcome aboard..

I understand your position perfectly Buddy..But I also understand caving into the Wife's desire for her SLK.. It's a wise man that keeps the little woman contented ..


And as a boat owner for many ...many years ..I also understand a hole into which one throws his money ...the SLK will cost much less in the long run....


If fuel cost remain as high as present prices ...Someone may just pay YOU to take their boat..
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