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#1 Old 01-29-2016
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Hi All,

Purchased a 2006 SLK350 in the fall of 2013 after searching for a convertible sports car for a few years. Had a 1985 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce back in the day and never lost the enjoyment of "topless" driving.
This looks like a good spot for advice on maintainance and mods.

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Hi John, welcome from Wirral, England.

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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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mods you should do:
smarttop

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clear or tinted side markers
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carbon fiber on the C pillars https://www.slkworld.com/general-modi...cf-plunge.html
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oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen

See my mod albums for more ideas

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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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John, ... Welcome from a fellow Canuk over here in Central Quebec.


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