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Newbie 2001 320SLK Atlanta

Just acquired a 2001 320slk over the weekend 38K on the odometer. Getting a few odd things sorted out like reglue rearview mirror that fell off in the Georgia heat after I got it home. Need to address a few cosmetic issues with some trim that needs reglued, a few paint chips, and some very very minor interior coating that is peeling. One last thing is the radio won't lock on any station. Looking down the antenna hole it almost looks like there isn't anything that it screws into. Once the antenna mast is attached to the bezel does it screw into a female base on the bottom or is there an antenna cable which screws on. Also to gain access to the antenna base do you have to take the large cover on the driver side trunk off (the one with the 1st aid kit)?? Overall loving it so far, but what's not to like about a topless ride in the summer. I'll probably upgrade the whip antenna once I know how good the radio reception is or isn't, also need to hunt down an owners manual since one wasn't included. Also if anyone has any suggestions for an indie repair shop around Cobb county give me your recomendations.

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MB USA owners manuals http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/#/servPrtsOwnersManuals/
Parts http://www.partscatalog.ru/mercedes/#F/car/170/
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Thanks to everyone for all their help. Owners manual downloaded and radio antenna issue resolved (antenna cable was not attached). A big thanks to the group.

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