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#1 Old 08-17-2015
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Hello and Thanks!

I found this forum while searching for solutions to SLK roof issues. Thanks for the help and more on that later.
My SLK is a 2001 which I purchased off lease in Portland, OR with only 12,000 miles on it. I've had the car for about 11 years so its starting to suffer a bit. A year ago I moved from Ketchum, Idaho to Boone, NC. Both locations are about 2 hours drive to the nearest Mercedes dealer and in both instances I found reasons to distrust those dealers.
The SLK is a great car and even at 14 years old still turns heads and rates calls of "neat car" from onlookers.
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#2 Old 08-17-2015
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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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