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#1 Old 03-05-2016
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Hello from land of poultry!

Hello everyone! Like millions before me, I've been reading the forum for sometime to find information about slk's before deciding whether to buy one or not.

What I read intrigued me enough to register to be able to see attachments but without a car yet, I was still in "lurk" mode. No more though for today I've put a deposit down on a nice 2009 350 which I'll pick up next week - hooray for me!

A little about me. I live on the south coast of England and have been dragged, kicking and screaming, into middle age. I can make several eloquent arguments as to why this is not a MLC but I know how it looks so I'll just live with the label.

The car is a silver (not sure which one yet, will submit vin code for data card next week) 2009 350, 42k miles, with most of the toys apart from parktronic. I'll be adding smarttop and either parking cameras or sensors once I overcome my fear of wiring and electronics.

But enough about me, tell me about you.
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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Welcome from Zekiah Swamp, Southern Maryland USA - Home of the Legendary Goatman. I still drive along some of the farmroads where Goatman has been spotted over the last 50 years. If I ever catch him, I plan to exhibit him in Side Shows in the Deep South for 5$ USD per viewing.

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Cool Welcome from the Midlands

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I just signed on today as well. You will love the car. Post info on the parking cameras as you progress. That interests me. It is so easy to damage the front bumper cover.

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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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