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#1 Old 08-20-2015
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hello everybody I have been a member quite some time now but not really used the site much, I originally had a SLK350 black with red leather I liked the car but really wanted the V8 anyway I bought one a couple of weeks ago
Im very very pleased with it, the sound is magic, having said that I think I'm going to delete the secondary CATs and replace the resonator with X pipe
the car is silver with black leather. I live in swansea south wales,
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Hi and welcome from the UK Midlands!

You'll love the sound of that V8 even more with an x-pipe and secondary cat delete... I do!!
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Can't go wrong with silver....very nice! Welcome back!
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum.
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Well Captain Kirk guess it took that 55 to bring you out of the stars.
Your first initials wouldn't happen to be J.T.?
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got to say I love the red
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