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#1 Old 02-17-2016
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Hello everyone, bought myself an SLK350 that needed a bit of tlc, so I started to google for some advice and found this forum and haven't stopped looking since! I'm a bit slow with computers (much happier with a box of tools) so I hope I have sent my first thread correctly and look forward to many more hours of reading. It's raining here in Plymouth, England so I won't be playing with the SLK today.
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

Yes, you created your first thread correctly, thanks - here are some other links and information for you to read while it's raining...

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• Recoding: 2 rear fogs; Outside temp in lower MFD; MPH-KM/H selectable speedo (thanks Sean!)

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Hi from Nottingham

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Re-Code, Rear Fogs, Turning Front Fogs, Speedo & Outside Temp etc. Cheers Sean
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Hello everyone, bought myself an SLK350 that needed a bit of tlc, so I started to google for some advice and found this forum and haven't stopped looking since! I'm a bit slow with computers (much happier with a box of tools) so I hope I have sent my first thread correctly and look forward to many more hours of reading. It's raining here in Plymouth, England so I won't be playing with the SLK today.

Hello and welcome from South Yorkshire, don't worry about making a mistake everybody has to learn, forecast for here tomorrow sun all day but cold so might get a run out.

Regards Stuart.
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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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Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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