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Just picked up a 2001 SLK320.

I was initially concerned there would not be enough online info for a do-all-your-own-work person such as myself, but fortunately that appears not to be the case.

My 112,000 mile SLK will replace a nice 153,000 mile 1994 Miata for no other reason than I like to switch things up from time to time.
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Just picked up a 2001 SLK320.

I was initially concerned there would not be enough online info for a do-all-your-own-work person such as myself, but fortunately that appears not to be the case.

My 112,000 mile SLK will replace a nice 153,000 mile 1994 Miata for no other reason than I like to switch things up from time to time.
Welcome from southern California.

Do a search for the link on how to obtain a service CD from MB for the R170.
IIRC it works with "Windoze" XP.

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