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#1 Old 05-02-2011
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Newb From North Carolina

Hello from Shallotte, N.C. I just purchased my first Mercedes. A 1998 SLK 230 with 82,000. Happened to come across this wonderful website to help me alone in the process of learning my car.
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#2 Old 05-02-2011
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Hi there from Belgium....greath car and nice forum, lots of information here.
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Search for owner's manual as a start...the pdf download is much easier to go through
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Thanks for the help. I'm not a newb to forums. So maybe i wont be to much of a pest.
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Thanks to all for the welcoming.
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Welcome from South Florida. You've got nice roads to tkake on the twisties in NC!
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Welcome from South Florida. You've got nice roads to tkake on the twisties in NC!

You must be talking about dragons tail. I have yet to go there.
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You must be talking about dragons tail. I have yet to go there.
The Tail of the Dragon, 318 curves in 11 miles of road. Been there done that, wife says never again.
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Welcome from Michigan.....

Tail of the Dragon well policed!!! Had an opportunity to make three runs without traffic or enforcement risks early one spring. Much more intense than on the track - you do not want to error on this road!!!!
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The Tail of the Dragon, 318 curves in 11 miles of road. Been there done that, wife says never again.
Sounds like the perfect getaway.
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