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#1 Old 05-07-2011
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Brit in Texas!

Hi there!

I stumbled across this forum while googling about SLKs, and thought I'd join up and say howdy!

I'm a Brit who moved to Katy, Texas in 2007. I currently drive a 350 SLK which my husband bought for me for Christmas in '07 as I missed the one I drove in the UK so much!

My first SLK was the old 230. I'd been hankering after the beauty after seeing one in a restaurant car park in the early 2000s. It was my dream come true, and I loved that little car. The thing was it didn't pull the skin off a rice pudding, and after driving a Renault 5 GT Turbo prior to buying the SLK, I missed the instant power.

I've driven the 55 AMG and boy, that's got some poke!

I love lusting over the SLR 722, but that's never going to happen! In the meantime, I'm thoroughly enjoying my 350
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#2 Old 05-07-2011
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Welcome to the forum from an American in London - looks like I pulled the opposite move!



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Oo, thanks for the welcome Woolly and UK-C200

I'll look forward to the incoming from JB!


Where did you move from and to UK-C200?
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Here I is Woolly!!!!

Mandana,

Welcome from Valrico, Florida!
And welcome to this great forum!

Please update your location/vehicle (model and year) in your profile as it helps the members answer any questions you might have based on your location and model and year.
‘Usercp’ at the top left of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘vehicle’ and ‘location’.







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"Hankering"?? so now you're at least bilingual!! welcome from Canada...Ottawa!

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Welcome from NW Blighty (via Istanbul)...
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Wow! You really are a friendly lot! Thanks so much for the warm welcome

I've updated my user profile as politely asked. If I win the lottery I'd love to put "SLR" alongside the 'other toys' section!

Anyone got this weeks winning numbers to hand?!
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