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Hi all newbie here

Just got my first SLK , the names Terry from uk, cars a 2006 350 in silver, and all its done since I got it is rain

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Welcome from the Wirral.


There is also a uk regions section for us and a meets calendar.
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Nice car, by the way.
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!
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Hi Terry, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.
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Welcome from Lakeland, Florida USA.

If you get desperate you can always do this...
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Welcome from San Diego! I own your exact model and it's been a great car for me.
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Hi Terry from UK. I've got an 05 350 too. I think you're gonna love it and I think you'll love this forum too.
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

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WOW so many welcomes ....thanks all... did the gummi lube today, finally a day without rain ...lets see if that stops the water getting in ...
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WOW so many welcomes ....thanks all... did the gummi lube today, finally a day without rain ...lets see if that stops the water getting in ...

It definitely helps. Previous experience on the 230.


Eventually seals fail, but gummi extends their life.

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boot stiff to open so just ordered some new struts ...next job on list
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