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#1 Old 08-30-2015
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HI

I am a new member to the forum.

I own two SLK's

A Blue SLK 200 Compressor 2006
and a Black SLK 55 AMG 2005 model
I am located on Hayling island in the UK.

I have found this Forum very useful.

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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!

owner's and maintenance manuals great R171 info:

later year owner's/maintenance/comand manuals, top right in the link below:
Bill's Den: Documents

Lube those seals:
https://www.slkworld.com/226839-post1.html

your brochure:
https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...ml#post1511249

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smarttop

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clear or tinted side markers
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carbon fiber on the C pillars https://www.slkworld.com/general-modi...cf-plunge.html
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Post your vin in the Vehicle Datacard Request section to get a free datacard (options on your car).

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Kleemann Supercharger thread here:

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#3 Old 08-30-2015
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Hi Charles, and welcome from the UK Midlands!

As Jeff has already mentioned above, it would be great if you could add your location and details of your SLKs into your forum profile, please (instructions included in his post above). Thanks!

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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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Hi Charles, welcome from Washington, DC.

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