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#1 Old 09-01-2015
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New member here. Bought a 2005 Red SLK55 AMG 4 months ago. Only had 20K miles and was in essentially new condition. No mods yet, will probably start with the resonator delete/Xpipe.
My previous car was a 911S which handled better but was not as strong as the AMG, as you all know the acceleration of the AMG is ferocious.
I live in AL so one of my favorite road trips is to the Tail of The Dragon in the Smoky Mountains. My profile picture is taken there.
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Hi and welcome to SLK World from Southern England.


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2012 SLK 250CDI. Obsidian Black. AMG Sport.
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Cup Holder. Aftermarket reversing sensors. Smart Top. Becker Map Pilot. Debadged. LED Star. Yellow Stitch Leather Seatbelt Pads. Yellow Stitch Leather Seatbelt Button Covers. Carbon Fibre and Alloy Door Pins.
3D Carbon Fibre covering rear window pillars.
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

Sounds like you managed to find a real gem there, with such low mileage!... I can heartily recommend the x-pipe too!

First please update your location in your profile (Alabama) if you haven’t already done so, as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information.
Follow this to update: ‘Usercp’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘location’. Info in your garage does not update your profile.


Some great R171 info, including Owner’s/Maintenance/COMAND manuals, etc.:
Bill's Den: Documents

Don’t forget to lube those seals:
Spring is here~Gummi Pflege! Lube your seals/Lithium grease your joints/hinges

Download your car’s brochure:
Mercedes Brochure Archive

Other mods you should think about doing to your SLK:
• SmartTop: https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...ing-about.html
• Clear or tinted side markers (for USA-spec cars)
• Shorty antenna
• LED license plate bulbs and parking lights
• Chrome indicator bulbs (still flash orange, but removes the ‘fried egg’ look from your headlight housings)
• Carbon fibre on the C pillars: https://www.slkworld.com/general-modi...cf-plunge.html
• OEM windscreen or Lighted/etched windscreen

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• Post your VIN (or VIN of a car you're looking at) in the Vehicle Datacard Request section to get a free datacard (options on the car).
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• If you wish to become PM (Private Message) capable, you need 15 posts. To get those 15 posts quickly, just go to the ‘New members introduce yourself here’ section and welcome enough new members to obtain your needed posts to PM.
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• Chrome indicator bulbs, LED number plate & parking light bulbs

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• Recoding: 2 rear fogs; Outside temp in lower MFD; MPH-KM/H selectable speedo (thanks Sean!)

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• Post-FL wing mirrors
• CF-effect interior trim
• AMG LED puddle lights
• Piecha DRLs
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum.
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Welcome from the swamps of Southern Maryland!


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The Black Adder

  • Obsidian Black Metallic with Bengal Red Premium Leather interior
  • AMG Handling pkg
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  • Multimedia pkg
  • Lighting pkg
  • Keyless-go
  • AMG Illuminated Door Sills
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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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Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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