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#1 Old 08-13-2015
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Hello Everybody Just got my R170 Today

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Just picked up my 1998 R170
a few little problems but hoping to get some help from this forum in the comming days
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hi and welcome from a fellow newbie. Judging by the number of new members since I joined 2 days ago, this must be the right place to come for advice as a new mere owner.
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Welcome to the forum from central Florida. Enjoy it and take advantage of the resources here to assist you with those "little problems".

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Hello and Welcome from Charlotte NC USA


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Welcome aboard the forum from Suffolk.

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Hello Glen and welcome from the Tampa Bay area of Florida!
I am also a R170 owner for the first time this year!
You'll find lots of info and help from some super people on this forum.
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Hi Glen, welcome from Washington, DC.

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