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Brought Home a 2005 350 SLK Today

Fullfilling a longtime promise to my wife, we brought home a 2005 SLK 350 today ... a 30th Anniversary present for her. Launch edition colors (Petwter/Brown Interior). I'm looking forward to learning from the many owners on this forum. This is not only our first SLK, but our first Mercedes -- so I'm sure I'll need your advice.

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Welcome from London via Louisiana, and congrats on both the present and the 30 years! :-) Mine didn't let me wait that long - now that she has "her" '350, she just needs to pass her damn driving test! :P



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Congratulations on your 30th and your new prize - a great start to another 30 together! Please post some fotos and your VIN so we can see what you got.

Welcome from John & Catherine (25yrs and counting) in Ottawa Canada.

PS Hey John/C200, that MB dealer down at Brooklands has a program to get her through to her license!! Ka-Ching!
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Welcome from Dallas, Tx. Search and read the forum.
i'm from dallas as well, congrats on the new car, care to walk me through the crucial parts of your process?

did you get it checked out etc, how did you know this wasn't one of the SLK350s with the problem etc.
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Welcome from Indy and Happy Anniversary! You have found a great SLK knowledge base.
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Congratulations on your 30th and your new prize - a great start to another 30 together! Please post some fotos and your VIN so we can see what you got.

Welcome from John & Catherine (25yrs and counting) in Ottawa Canada.

PS Hey John/C200, that MB dealer down at Brooklands has a program to get her through to her license!! Ka-Ching!
Here's the VIN: WDBWK56F05F028641 and some photos. Photos are from the dealer's web site --
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Hi from London,

Congrats on the 30yrs and on the car too, looks great
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A beautiful car indeed. Welcome to this great forum and congrats. on both the SLK and your anniversary! My wife and I are 32 years married. The key to a successful marraige........keeping promises as you just have, and you will find that this promise was a fun one to keep :-)

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