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New Members Introduce Yourself Here New members come here first!. Update your profile: model, year and location. Post any issues in the relevant section. The team may then post a link to your issue thread in your introduction.

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#1 Old 09-18-2015
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Thanks for letting me join your forum. I don't currently own an SLK, but am actively looking for just the right one. Probably 2007-2010. Looking forward to learning a lot here and becoming much more informed before making the plunge.
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#2 Old 09-19-2015
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

First please update your location and vehicle (put something like "Looking for 2007-2010") in your profile 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: ‘User CP’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘location’ and ‘vehicle’. Info in your garage does not update your profile.


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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 haven’t, please use the 'search' feature at the top right of the page for your questions as they have probably been asked before. Remember, ‘Search’ is your friend.
• 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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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!

First please update your location and vehicle (Put looking!)(year?: 1996-2016, model?: 32, 200, 230, 250, 280, 300,320,350,55) in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information if you haven’t. This takes about 30 seconds to do.
Follow exactly to update: ‘Usercp’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘location’ and ‘vehicle’. Info in your garage does not update your profile.


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Welcome from Hilsboro, Oregon, and good luck with your search. I heartily endorse a manual-transmission car, as they are more fun to drive. As you look at cars which are lobbying you for a home in your garage, come back and ask about the various features & options. Bring the VIN and Jeff will get you a datacard so that you know how it left the factory. Owner's manuals can be found online (I'm sure someone will chime in with a link that I'm too inept to post). With manual & datacard you can check the car for proper function of the various features.
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A warm welcome from Scotland!
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Welcome from Washington, DC. I wish you the best in your search.

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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum.
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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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