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Hi, SLK members. I'm a recovering MB addict, having owned four of them, and have sights set on an SLK, as soon as I can swing it so this seemed the place to be.

Looking forward to being part of the SLK community as I enter your cool world.

All the Best from TN. Greg
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!

First please update your location and vehicle (Put Looking!)(year?: 1996-2016, model?: 32, 200, 230, 250, 280, 300,320,350,55) in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information if you haven’t.
Follow exactly to update: ‘Usercp’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘location’ and ‘vehicle’. Info in your garage does not update your profile.




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Hi and welcome from central Florida.

Please update your location/vehicle (model and year) in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information.

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Hi Greg, and welcome from the UK Midlands!

As Jeff and Marykay have already mentioned above, it would be great if you could add your location and car details into your forum profile (you can put 'Looking for an SLK' for vehicle), please. Instructions included in their posts above, thanks!

Good luck with the search for your perfect SLK!

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Hi Greg, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

We hope you get a SLK soon, preferably a SLK 55!

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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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Cool hope it's soon

You've definitely landed in the right place...we'll be here for you when you have a question or feel like sharing some insights. Best of luck on your search for an SLK
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Hi Greg, welcome from Washington, DC.

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Hi, Greg...from another one! Enjoy your search, despite what others will tell you the best SLK to have is one with a manual transmission. You never really recover from Mercedes-Benz ownership; you just replace them periodically with newer ones. Our SLK 280 Sunhilde is our fifth M-B and one of two that currently grace the garage.
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Thanks for the amazingly warm and enthusiastic welcome, SLK nuts!

I'm located in beautiful Franklin, TN, about 50 km S of Guitar Town (Nashville). My Mercs have been, chronologically: '84 190D 2.2, 5, speed, '92 190E 2.3, AT, '93 300TE, '89 190D and another '89 190D, after my first one was killed by a deer. My wife, Marchell and I are currently sharing her '06 Mazda 3S. Pretty nice, for a rice burner, and a little more reliable than an MB. err...bullet proof!

Now that I've accepted middle age, I wanna rediscover the romance of topless driving, as I did in my first car; a '74 Fiat X1/9 and my '92 BMW 318ic. Now that was a great car. The Fiat...

I've never even sat in an SLK, but I don't need to. I have my sights set on a 230, 5 speed, in black, if I can find one. Just hope my Porsche Design golf clubs will fit.

NEWAY, thx again for the warm welcome and we'll chat with time. Very Best, Greg
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Tejas; my adopted home state! My wife is from Point Comfort and we have Willie on the stereo at all times!
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Please update your location and vehicle (Put Looking!)(year?: 1996-2016, model?: 32, 200, 230, 250, 280, 300,320,350,55) in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information if you haven’t.
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