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#1 Old 03-12-2016
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King_Richard reporting for duty!

Hello everyone.
I'm Ricardo Furtado, born and living in Azores, Portugal. My friends usually call me Ricas, so feel free to call me like that if you prefer to (Ricardo is a bit hard in english wich means Richard). I work in the IT world and i'm fascinated with everything that involves technology and mechanics, meaning that cars are definitely included. Also i'm not afraid of getting hands dirty and do most of the mods and tweaks to my vehicles by myself.
After some time lurking around this forum as a gest, decided to take a step forward and join the community officially. As my main vehicle i have a SLK 200 r172 AMG, wich i love and despite my other vehicles, i find myself choosing most of the times.
Hope to learn a lot here about our vehicles and to make good frienships.
Any thing needed, just ask and i'll do my best to help.
As last word i'd like to apologise for any mistakes i made/ will make, please be patient with me and my writing as i'm portuguese and english isn't my main language.

Best Regards to all and hope that this is the start of a new mark on the star brand presence in my life.

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Hello Ricardo and welcome from South West France...

Your English is just fine.

This is a super forum for help and advice..

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Thank you all for such a warm welcome. Seems to be a great community and i'm proud of being part of it now.
Nice to see that some of you know portuguese. Perhaps there are other portuguese members around here too.
As for mods, i already have done the smartTop (a must have for any convertible in my opinion), custom front and rear cameras and racechip kit. Some other mods in the line to happen too.

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Thank you for the gift, already submited the request.
You guys shure are an united community, in so many foruns that i fequented during my life, none had such a good welcome as this one.
Thank you guys
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