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I just purchased a 2007 SLK280 here in Cleveland, Ohio. Of course now, I am seeking to make my own and gathering ideas from what others have done. Great to have a place to discuss ideas and / or problems with others. My name is Todd and I currently reside is Cleveland, Ohio after serving twenty years in the US Army. I look forward to learnig much about the SLK!
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Thank you for your service Todd!
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum.
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Todd, Greetings, welcome from Australia, you can spend many interesting hours here learning about you car.
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
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If you live in Northern California you can join us for a drive. We meet monthly for drives, road trips lunches. Feel free to call me or email me and I can add you to our email list. I always post events under California here on SLKWORLD.
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