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#1 Old 05-25-2016
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Greetings for NC

Hello SLK Community. I have shopped, researched, and came very close to purchase of "the perfect" SLK55 but to date still looking. I have enjoyed the wide range of info, comments, and opinions found here and hope to be able to provide some personal exchange after an upcoming purchase.
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Welcome from Wirral, England.

Ah! The thrill of the chase!

I remember mine as if it was yesterday.

Then again, it was only successful 3 weeks ago!

Hope your hunt is just as successful.

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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!

owner's and maintenance manuals great R171 info:

later year owner's/maintenance/comand manuals, top right in the link below:
Bill's Den: Documents

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Welcome from Northern California

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• Parktronic, Auto wipers, Folding mirrors, Airscarf, Comand Nav, Harman/Kardon, CD changer, OEM HFP Bluetooth
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Welcome from the Pacific Northwest. It took me a year to find what I was looking for, and then a flight from Seattle to New Jersey. I had a really nice drive home.
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Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.

Good luck with your search.


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Greaaaat! Another North Carolinian..potentially! Good luck on the hunt. Be patient and get what you want.


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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and best of luck with your search.
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Welcome from Little River SC. We have a SLK meet planned for June 26th in Charlotte NC. Come out and join us. If you have not made a purchase by then still come and meet other owners and learn more about owning SLK's.

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Welcome from Lakeland, Florida.


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Hi and welcome from SW Florida, it took me a long time to find mine
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from North Alabama! Good things are worth waiting for!
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Welcome from Southern Oregon, USA. I am still looking for an SLK, I started out thinking of an SLK 250 but after spending some time on this board I am thinking of an SLK 55 also.
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