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#1 Old 05-02-2016
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Been here a while, thanks for the help.

I'm Gregg, I live in Santa Barbara, Ca. and I've owned a 1998 slk 230 since Sept. 2015.
Since then, I have spent more in repairs and maintenance than I did for the car! It seems everything that can go wrong goes wrong.
When it does run, it is truly a joy to drive, but what an expensive toy..
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I'm Gregg, I live in Santa Barbara, Ca. and I've owned a 1998 slk 230 since Sept. 2015.
Since then, I have spent more in repairs and maintenance than I did for the car! It seems everything that can go wrong goes wrong.
When it does run, it is truly a joy to drive, but what an expensive toy..

Had to read your intro twice.


I could have easily written the same thing about our first SLK, an 04 230 Kompressor.


I share your pain, but as you already know, your joy of these fine little cars.


So, welcome to the forum from Wirral, England.

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Welcome from the East of England, I'm sure you will enjoy the forum...
The members on here are a great bunch and very helpful..

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Hi Gregg, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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