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Not my Step Mothers car :)

Hi SLK Lovers,
When I was in my late 20's my step mom had a 1985 SLK 280. When they went out of town I loved joy riding in that car. Now I have my own 2005 SLK350, she is silver and so pretty, love the style of this car. Her name is Giselle, and I hope my last car. I don't drive a whole lot. But love to get her up on the road on open her up. Just hope I don't end up with any speeding tickets
My Name is Angela and I am currently living in Austin, TX
I love my SLK because I don't see many of them on the road.
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Hi Angela, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

By the way MB was not selling 280 SLK in 1985, perhaps you meant to say 280 SL.

First please update your profile with your location and vehicle (year?: 2005, model?: SLK 350), 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 ‘location’ and ‘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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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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