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Just want to say Hi

Hello everyone. I am new to the forum and new to Mercedes Benz. I just recently purchased a 2005 SLK 350 and for the very short time I have had it I really love the car and the way it drives. The car was a one owner car and it has all the service records from the day the owner drove it out of the dealer. I have many questions about the car and ideas for upgrades I'm sure I will be using the forum for advice.
As for me I am recently retired this March. My wife and I sold our New Jersey in August and moved to our beach house in Delaware full time. My other “toy “ is a 2001 Jeep Wrangler that we use to drive on the beach and fish.
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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:
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your brochure:
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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

mods you should do:
smarttop

https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...ing-about.html

clear or tinted side markers
shorty antenna
led license plate bulbs
led parking lights
carbon fiber on the C pillars https://www.slkworld.com/general-modi...cf-plunge.html
oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen
Post your vin in the Vehicle Datacard Request section to get a free datacard (options on your car).

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Welcome from Boston

Welcome from Boston. Just purchased a 2002 SLK 320 and, despite a few surprise repair challenges, am very happy with my car. Enjoy!
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Thank you everyone for the welcome messages. I look forward to learning more about my SLK and the members of the forum.
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