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#1 Old 09-02-2015
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Hello All!! User Chippyslk350 has just arrived, I have purchased a 2005 slk350 which i have driven twice so far, and will hopefully take delivery of on Friday or Saturday! Dad's new toy is a very well kept metalic black version and will be keeping me busy on week-ends driving around looking smug and in the driveway polishing and showing off to all of the neighbours. I also own a Jeep Cherokee KK 3.7l 2010 which I love to pieces and a Honda Accord 2.4 exec 2010 (for work and back). Looking forward to lots of usefull hints and tips and chats with all of you! Cheers for now..
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Thanks for the welcome!! I like the look of your SLK!! no mistaking a 55 there!! I suppose with time you get to see how you want to personalize you car, but yours look great!! How is the weather in West Midlands at the moment?? warm enough for top down driving? 3 of my kids are back there now, one in East Midlands and two in North Yorkshire.. Cheers for now I am sure we will chat later..
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