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#1 Old 05-20-2011
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New SLK owner from New Zealand

Just got my first Mercedes, a 2001 SLK 230. Unfortunately not black . But I'll fix that by adding a couple of mods... if I can find any .

Hail originally from South Africa but now live in New Zealand. Have mercy on me...

Things I'm planning to do in near future...

1. Remove baffle plate from supercharger
2. Try and find a pulley kit (Does anybody know what happened to ASP?)
3. Install new exhaust system

More to come, time and money allowing.
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Welcome from Malaysia, btw, I am new too.
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Let us know the outcome and load some pics
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Welcome from New Hampshire. ASP is still around, not sure if they ship outside the USA but you can ask Lee.
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Hi from London, welcome aboard!

Best of luck with the mods too....
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New member, old owner

Hello from northern Illinois. I am a new forum member, but an old SLK owner, having purchased my 1998 SLK 230 in Dec of 97, after waiting for the order for nearly 1.5 years (ordered in Jul 1996!). All stock, silver with salsa interior, just new tires (Continentals, much better than the originals) and a JVC radio in place of the old cassette unit. Much babied over the years, but now the car is sadly starting to show its age, interior paint starts to peel, finally need new brakes. But, as I said this is my baby so gotta take care of it...

I am not bashful about doing some work myself, I consider myself sami-handy - had worked in my dad's garage back in my teens, but that was quite a while ago... But serious stuff is better left to the pros, and i have a good mechanic up here in the Northern burbs of Chicago; PM me if you need his info. If anyone needs radio upgrade instructions- contact me, its an easy job, will give the info, just did it myself a few months ago..

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