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#1 Old 07-11-2011
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Finally got my SLK in sunny FL !

Hi everyone !

So, I finally made my dream come true to own an SLK... many years I have waited for this moment.

At last I own a Yellow 2002 SLK320, I was a bit hesitant because of the color, but after driving it I was in love !

Love (almost) everything about it, it has the usual peeling and is driving me crazy, but I hope to save some more and get it upholstered in leather.

Thanks to all the friendly ppl here it has been a warm welcome !

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Congratulations! Yellow is good.
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I was really hesitant about it, and all my friends didn't get it, they thought it was "yellow cab" yellow.

So it was hard trying to explain that it was "sports car" yellow, and not a cabbie.

Before buying it, I read on the dupont website than less than 1% of all cars are yellow so I said, this definitely is for me !

And I made the decision to ban the ones making fun of it from driving it for the first month.... LoL. Now they wish they had kept their mouths shut as they ended up liking it too.
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Yeah, yellow is good-they're ALL good!
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Welcome from Ormond Beach, FL
I like the yellow also the red was one of my favorites. But my wife won out and we got a 2001 black one. She has to keep it clean that was the deal.
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Welcome from up the coast, yellow is great. I have a yellow Jeep & Goldwing.

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Thank you everyone !

I feel welcomed and I'm impressed on how active this community is.

Looking forward to reading lots of posts and learn from everyone.
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Chirul, update your vehicle model. add slk320.

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‘Usercp’ at the top left of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your vehicle’.


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