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#1 Old 09-01-2015
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Hi all,
Been viewing this forum for a while as guest but have only just joined, very informative and helpful forum.


I am just in the process of rebuilding a 2004 R171 and vey close to completion
however think I've missed this summer wife a little disappointed!
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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

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your brochure:
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Hi from London,

Welcome aboard!
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Hi. Welcome to the forum. I had a 2004 R171 for many years; great car.
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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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Welcome from "Down South" :-)
Agree that our British Summer does seem to be drawing to a close...
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Hi, Weelcome from Nottingham. I can think of worse ways to spend the summer! What's her problem!


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I'm not mean... but I am 'roofless' at every opportunity!
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