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Hello from Northamptonshire UK

Hi guys. Should be collecting my 54 plate SLK200 next Tuesday. Lots to read on here. I can't wait
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for us in usa, what model year is 54? please update profile

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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

Another member from the UK Midlands... and we seem to have a few new members form Northamptonshire recently too!

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Breakfast at Donington Park Café - 10am Saturday 21st May 2016

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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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Hello and welcome, also from Northamptonshire !
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Hi there Dexter. I'm in Northants too - the cultural desert that is Wellingborough in fact. Hope to see you on the road/in pics/at events.

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Welcome

Well as there is nothing that comes after Thrice! I'll just have to say a fourth and very warm welcome from Northamptonshire!
I'm over East in Rushden. I can testify what a great bunch they are here and what a great car the R171 is. I think the R170s are OK too but you are going to love yours. Welcome aboard and I hope we can see you at a local meet shortly.
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and a 5th welcome from Northampton, having moved here permanently now just over 6 weeks ago... I'm actually in Northampton.. so if your close, just yell if you need help..
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and a 5th welcome from Northampton, having moved here permanently now just over 6 weeks ago... I'm actually in Northampton.. so if your close, just yell if you need help..
Northampton seems to be a popular place for SLK's. I work in Brackmills, and I often have a lunch-time stroll around. One of the places I walk past has 2 (count 'em) 2 172s in the (quite small) car park, a white one and a grey one. So, in that small area, there are 3 SLK owners (at least). And that's just the ones I see on a short stroll.
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