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Hi I'm Pete from Stony Point, NY.

I just purchased a 2008 SLK 280 and was lucky enough to get some nice weather recently to drive with the top down. My first convertible...what a blast!

Also looking for info on how to change a cracked glass cover for front driver-side fog light.

Looks light this website is the place to go for all kinds of useful DIY info!
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replace fog light

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r171-gen...ts-slk350.html

one of many:

https://www.google.com/webhp?sourcei...fog+light+lens


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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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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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