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#1 Old 08-16-2011
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Happy 2012 SLK 350 Owner

Have about 350 miles on my retirement dream car. Picked up a 2012 SLK 350 in Black with Ash interior. Traded in an '07 Z4 3.0si. No more cloth tops for me. This is, without a doubt, the nicest car I have ever owned. I retired from Lockheed Martin about 6 months ago and do a little consulting to stay busy. I believe I'll be showing up at the retiree lunches in style!
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Welcome and congratulations from southern California.

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Congratulations on the car and retirement!
Plan on putting some serious miles on it?


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Welcome from NE England - congratulations on your new car and retirement - just watch out for that 'little consulting to stay busy' - it has a nasty habit of taking over






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Thanks for the welcomes, I usually run 20k per year. I'm in Fort Worth, have kids and grand kids in Sacramento, and try to do a trip to northern WV at least once a year. That seems to rack up miles. Looking forward to driving this in the WV hills.
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Congratulations and welcome from Virginia. Retired and a new car, what a deal. I'm glad to see a serious accumulation of R172s here at SLKWorld. Enjoy the good life.
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Welcome and congratulations on your new car. In case you are interested, there are two SLK clubs in the extended Bay Area that arrange drives about once a month. Something to keep in mind when you visit Sacramento.
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. And congrats on the retirement.
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Welcome from Phx Ash interior sounds lovely.
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