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#1 Old 01-25-2016
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Hello from Dubai

Hello everyone!

My name is Helena and I'm happy to be part of this SLK community and meet you all.

I got my first Mercedes SLK 200 (2012) only a few days ago. This car was a special order with manual transmission and I am totally in love with it! I think I will find myself street racing quite soon

Looking forward to hearing from you and having some good conversations!

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#2 Old 01-25-2016
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!

First please update your vehicle (year?: 1996-2016) 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.
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#4 Old 01-25-2016
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Hello from Belgium Helena. Nice car you got there and you don't have to wait for summer to drive with the top down unlike ssome of us.
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Hi Helena, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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Welcome
from Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia.

Wow, from Dubai.
You can drive your SLK all day long with the top down > no rain. LOL.

We cannot in our country, heavy rain & thunderstorm at this time of the year > monsoon.

Thank you & have a nice day
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Hi and welcome from SW Florida, USA
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Congrats on the purchase
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Hi Helena, and welcome from the UK Midlands!

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Hi Helena, welcome from Bonita Springs, Florida.
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Hi Helen, Welcome from Burlington, Ky
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Hi Helena, welcome from Wirral, England.

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Welcome to the forum, I too bought my first SLK Kompressor, 2002. I am learning quit a bit by reading this forum.
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Welcome from New Hampshire
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Welcome! This forum has tons of helpful info, don't know what I would do without it!
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Welcome Helena. You are a newbie lfrom my neck of the woods
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