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Hello from Beautiful Vancouver British Columbia

I am taking delivery of my SLK 230 today! It is a 2000 model imported from Japan in mint condition - only 50,000 kms! This is my second Merc the first being an SL500 which was beautiful but had a big problem with the automatic rook! I fell in love with this one and will be looking for expert advise on several fronts. Glad to be here!

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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!

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Hi Nick, and welcome from the UK Midlands!
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Welcome from another ex-SL owner in the swamps of southern Maryland.
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Welcome from Hillsboro, Oregon! Vancouver is lovely; we've visited your fair city and environs numerous times and will certainly do so in the future. You'll find several Vancouver & lower mainland members on here as well as a few more from Victoria & elsewhere on the island (another favorite destination of ours).
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Hey Nick! From Surrey. My 99 has 70k on it. I'm fixing tons of stuff and ill let you know where to get parts here.
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Hello and welcome from sunny France...

You have certainly found the right forum.. loads of info and helpful folk...
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Welcome from New Zealand. lot's of windey narrow roads over undulating and often hilly climbs, where crossing from one side of the country van vary from a few minutes, in the far North to a couple of mountain climbing hours in the South. I too have an SLK230 year 2000
the perfect sports car for our roads and am so pleased I found this most welcoming forum. Our country is in the midst of a snow laden blizzard, okay, okay a bit of a cold windy system but we are still going for our monthly ride with the collectible car club tomorrow. I am fairly sure the top will stay up.
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Wow! Thanks all for a swell welcome and hello to all of you! A special howdy to my Vancouver friends Sean A. Pepper & Mr.Antwerp. Will definitely call on you for assistance on parts and repairs.

I took delivery of the car last night and she drives really well. I did notice that the front dash where the coin holder is was loose and a tail light was off so will go back to the dealership to get that fixed......maybe it's just an excuse to drive my baby rather than work on the backyard! LOL
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