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#1 Old 02-28-2016
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My name's Dave and I signed up for my first SLK today (a black 250CDI)

the car should be with the dealer around the 7th March and with me a couple of days after that

after a string of 7 MX5's I thought it was time for a change - my last car was rear ended by an A class last weekend and as I looked back at the 3 pointed star dangling from the shattered grille, I thought, mmm maybe time for a Mercedes

Although I test drove the new MX5 as the obvious replacement (and it was a total hoot) I felt that as a 50 something, 17st six footer I was starting to look a bit ridiculous sat on top of the car rather than in it

So here I am - really excited to be getting a proper grown up's car and looking forward to having the space to be able to flex my toes in the footwell for the first time.

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Hi from Nottingham,
How about a first drive out and meeting some other SLKers?
See UK Region 13th March for a Breakfast. Should be a decent drive to get a feel for the Car.
hi there

sounds like a great idea

I confess that I don't know a great deal about the car other than I got a great deal

would appreciate some pointers and will get there if I possibly can

where are you meeting up?

thanks for the welcome

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hi there

sounds like a great idea

I confess that I don't know a great deal about the car other than I got a great deal

would appreciate some pointers and will get there if I possibly can

where are you meeting up?

thanks for the welcome

Dave
just found the thread

meeting up 7 miles from the sister-in-law

be brave Dave

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welcome from another lad from t'Dale

enjoy that car. The road from Bacup to Todmorden should suit for starters.
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just found the thread

meeting up 7 miles from the sister-in-law

be brave Dave

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Great,
I will put your name on the List
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enjoy that car. The road from Bacup to Todmorden should suit for starters.
loads of adverse cambers

scary in the MX5

should be a good test of the car (and my bottle)

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Great,
I will put your name on the List
Cheers

scuppered!

we have Annie's other sister staying with us and need to drop her off at the station at 11am

unless I can start a family argument



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