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Thumbs up Hello from Europe! :)

Dear friends,

It is great that this website exists. My name is Dan and I was born in Holland, although I've been traveling around Europe for my work (with my SLK) and before, I always was a lease customer of Mercedes Benz. I decided to buy my current one (MB SLK250, 2011) after the leasing period, because I believe that this SLK will bring me joy and pleasure in the future as well. It is amazing to read your enthusiasm on this forum about that beautiful car as well!

Unfortunately, two days after buying my SLK, the front dashboard speaker broke down and I would like to replace it myself instead of paying a lot of money to the local dealer in Croatia, where I am now. That is how I find this great forum and I created a topic, hoping that someone can tell me how to remove the broken speaker from the dashboard and replace it without breaking it all, haha.

I will keep reading your posts and contribute where possible. Thanks for building this great community and I wish you all the best,

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Dan, is that a r171 or r172? My guess R172!

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Thanks Jeff, I will take a look at the smarttop! It's a R172, I will add it to my profile. Any other mods that you would suggest? Right now I am really sad about the bad service here in Croatia regarding replacing my speaker. I hope someone on the forum will be able to help me in my other topic Have a great day! Dan
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Not too many mods for the R172. you already have leds everywhere. here are a few

carbon fiber on the C pillars https://www.slkworld.com/general-modi...cf-plunge.html
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Hi from Scotland, and welcome.
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Hi Dan....sorry to hear about the speaker. Any idea what or who caused it to blow?
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