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Introduce myself

Hello. My name is Martin and I brought my SLK350 at the end of January 2016. This is my first ever Mercedes and is a belated 60th birthday present to myself. I am really pleased with the car and how good it looks. Regards Martin



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Struggling to upload any pictures of the car as the files are too large (3mb per picture). Any pointers on how to do this will be appreciated. Regards Martin.


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Struggling to upload any pictures of the car as the files are too large (3mb per picture). Any pointers on how to do this will be appreciated. Regards Martin.


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I have sent you a couple of pictures to your email


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Cool Welcome from the Midlands

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Welcome from West Yorkshire. am often down your way - Colchester and Clacton - visiting family and friends... if you see a bright yellow R170 give me a wave !!
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