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#1 Old 04-20-2016
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Hi everyone! My name is Craig Post and I have recently purchased a '98 SLK Kompressor. When I was looking for an SLK I was restricted as to the amount of money, also to the area within 75 miles of my home(Dahlonega, Ga.). Hopefully I have bought wisely! I knew that I would have to deal with some problems that come with an older car, but having a positive attitude and some mechanical skills I thought that I would be able to remedy these with a little help from my friends. When I look back at this posting in a couple of years my hope is that not only will I be still happy with my beautiful car, but also able to say that the problems with my car have been fixed. I'm looking forward to reaching out to you good people with my questions and concerns! Thank you in advance, Sincerely Craig Post.
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When I look back at this posting in a couple of years my hope is that not only will I be still happy with my beautiful car, but also able to say that the problems with my car have been fixed. .
Hi Craig,
Welcome from Wirral, England.


I think that you'll be posting answers too.
It's amazing how quick that you pick up info and can pass it on to others.

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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!

First please update your vehicle (year?: 1996-2004) in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information if you haven’t. This takes about 30 seconds to do.
Follow exactly to update: ‘Usercp’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘vehicle’. Info in your garage does not update your profile.


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If you haven’t, please use the 'search' feature at the top right of the page for your questions as they have probably been asked before. Remember, ‘Search’ is your friend.
If you wish to become PM (Private Message) capable, you need 15 posts. To get those 15 posts quickly, just go to the ‘New members introduce yourself here’ section and welcome enough new members to obtain your needed posts to PM. You can always pm a moderator.
Want to post a picture? Start a new thread or make a post, click ‘edit’, click on the ‘paper clip’ or ‘advanced’ and/or ‘manage attachments’ then ‘choose file’ then ‘upload’ and ‘submit’! If Iphone pics, you need to rename any additional pics as Iphone names its pics all the same, image.jpg.
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New members should be aware that the 'New Posts' link next to the 'Search' link top right of the info bar is a great way to see all of the posts you have missed since you were on the forum last. Remember to click 'mark forums read' under ‘quick links’ when you leave.
FREE!! Post your vin in the Vehicle Datacard Request section to get a free datacard (options on your car). You must update your profile with vehicle info and your location and post an introduction first.
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Like you, i have some issues to address on my recent purchase (3 days ago, in fact).

I was planning on using the forum to help me along, on my path.
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Welcome from SW France...

Once you have updated all your info as per Jeff's message above...

You can then start a new topic specifically entitled with whatever query you have. at that time..

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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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Hi Craig, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

First please update your profile with your vehicle (year?: 1996-2004), if you haven’t already done so, as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information.
Follow this to update: ‘User CP’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘vehicle’ (and then click ‘SAVE CHANGES’ button at the bottom of the page). Info in your garage does not update your profile.


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