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#1 Old 02-29-2016
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Hello, new member. Just a quick post on what/why I have.
I had a 2004 Chrysler Crossfire which is essentially a hard top 2004 SLK320. I liked it so much, it made me look more at newer SLK styles. I just traded it on a 2005 SLK350 with just under 38,000 miles. From everything I can tell it is equipped with everything available except sport package. And as far as I can tell everything works and is intact except for the center console lid, and no wind net behind the seats.
I think it is Caspian Blue with Beige interior, Automatic. It has Lighting package with BiXenon and washers, Wood, Heated seats with Airscarf, full power and memory seats and column, Nav, Sirius...
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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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Welcome from British Columbia Canada. The car is a lot of fun.
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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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What color is that trunk lid? (Or should I say "Boot"?)
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
Thanks, winter just got back to Pittsburgh, so no more for a while. I bought it near Washington DC on Sunday, and it was 74 degrees, and rode top down for the first 140 miles of the trip home, then relented as the sun went down and put it up.
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