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#1 Old 09-08-2011
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Smile Hello from Pennsylvania

Hi to all from Steve & Patti, We are both closing in on the Big "60" faster then we could have imagined. Patti shares my love for autos, and we also enjoy music, old movies, baseball & football, and spending time with our 12 grandchildren. After a couple of years of just talking about it, we finally treated ourselves to a toy! Our 1998 SLK 230 is only a week old to us, and our first MB. 46,000 mi. and in excellent condition in and out. Please forgive my lack of computer skills, and as soon as I learn more about this great community, I will post some pics. We will have lots of question, and any tips or advice will be greatly appreciated.
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Welcome Steve & Patti!

My wife and I are in the same boat as you, age wise. We bought a Goldwing a couple years ago for our "retirement" toy, but recently I felt the need for something sporty and also more amenable to the weather here in the Great Northwet.

This is our first MB as well. Quite a change from the Ford Escorts and Chevy Blazers of past years!

You guys enjoy your new toy!
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Welcome from Indy! I'm 61, and, while this is my first MB, it's my 5th convertible(first re-tractable h/t, though). Enjoy.

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Welcome from the "Top Of The Hill Country" TEXAS !
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Welcome from New Hamnpshire, congrats on the new toy
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Welcome from N. California and congratulations on your new car.
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Welcome from Michigan... Also in my 60's but age is a state of mind.......Enjoy your SLK!!!!
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Welcome from Ottawa Canada...not far away. Come on up and see the leaves in a month or so!
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Welcome to slkworld.com from Weddington, NC

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