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#1 Old 07-17-2011
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New to the SLK, not to Mercedes!

Hey guys, I just picked up a 98 slk from a guy in Memphis. I had to trade my Yamaha VMAX 1200cc cruiser for it, but I think I made out like a fat rat! Anyway, My car needs a little work *mostly cosmetic* and I am excited to start working on her. I haven't named her yet, but I think it should be something German. Good to be amongst fellow enthusiasts!

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#2 Old 07-17-2011
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Welcome from Phoenix Az sharp little R170 i like it. Well i am abit bias i have an R170 myself and i am not a fan of the new nose R172
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Welcome from Michigan....
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Hey. Nice ride. I like the black and chrome wheels!
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