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#1 Old 06-26-2011
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New Owner in South Carolina

Hello everyone...

Just picked up...or did it pick me? 2006, 280 SLK with sport pkg. After 12 years in a Miata this is quite an upgrade. Living just south of Charlotte so hoping to catch up with other Carolina folks. Hope to hear from the local chapter.

I have already had a ton of questions answered from this site...great job and thanks to all!!

take care,

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Welcome from South Carolina. We have a group call NC/SC SLK Owners Group. We meet for fun and enjoyment of SLK owners several times during the year. Meets have been in the Myrtle Beach area. Check out events of the past at https://www.slkworld.com/mb-events/18...ville-etc.html
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welcome from Atlanta
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Welcome from Ottawa Canada. Lots of members from the Carolinas! Colours, other options beyond the sport pack? Are you going to gymkana (sic?) the car too?
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Many Thanks for all your best wishes.....

....It is truly a pleasure to he in the forum...
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Welcome from Los Angeles, CA. You made a great upgrade!!
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No...I dont think autocross is in the SLk's future....my previous ride a miata was a national trophy winner, but I retired 5 years ago, just kept the handle.

Do you run autocross?
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Welcome from Winston-Salem

Can I tempt you for track Daze Weekend ( 2 days on the Virginia International Raceway "VIR" ) in August?

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Hi from London,

Nice Upgrade, congrats!
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No I don't but have watched a few - admire their ability. Great safe way to enjoy your car!
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