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New Swedish member with SLK 320 -01

Hi all,

Tomorrow I'll go and pick up my SLK 320 -01! Can't wait!

It's in good condition for it's age, and the previous owner has taken good care of it with a solid service history and kept it in the garage when not used in the short Swedish summers.

But of course there are some minor things that I will attend to when I get it. The leather seats need a conditioning, the center console and handles have the typical color wear, and there are one or two small stone chip's on the paintwork as well. But a few hours work and all of this should be corrected!

As the title says I'm living in Sweden and more precisely in Stockholm.

I look forward to be part of this forum to benefit from all the collective wisdom that can be found here. And hopefully I can also add some down the line...

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Welcome from England, Magnus.

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Thanks for the welcome guys!

Yes, the interior is surprisingly well kept considering the tough climate a convertible has to cope with. I can tell you I sure saw some quite nasty SLK's before I went for this car...

And one of my first projects will also be to look into getting a plexiglass wind stopper between the roll-bars. The factory fabric version seem to work just fine but a plexiglass option is tempting for it's looks. I saw some nice examples when I searched this forum.
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Hey Magnus

welcome aboard. the 320 is my favourite SLK. But I would say that.
Your new machine is looking good.
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welcome aboard. the 320 is my favourite SLK. But I would say that.
Your new machine is looking good.
Thanks!

And I saw that you have a 1985 500SL! Wow. Cool car!

I would love to add one of these to my collection as well one day
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Another pic of the car.

A clean car that haven't been "blinged out"
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another R107 fan. excellent taste there Magnus

the friendly German fans invited us along to one of their meetings in 2005 ( we were in the neighbourhood). Here is the pub car park after the meeting at Sinsheim Auto Technik Museum, where we all went for a Pizza.
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Thanks again for all the warm welcomes!

I got my car today and had my first long trip around the countryside in the sunshine with the top down! Wow, what a fantastic car the SLK is!

Silky smooth engine and gearbox, beautiful engine noise, good acceleration, stable in high speed, and a pleasure to drive. I love it!
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