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#1 Old 05-31-2016
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Hello SLKWorld, excited new member here! I have been a long time Jeep owner and I like doing a lot of mods on my Jeeps. All my family and friends tried to tell me that owning a Mercedes would put me in the poor house, but what they don't know is that I plan on doing a lot of stuff myself (just like with my Jeeps)! So naturally, I have reached out to SLKworld to get all the inside tips I need as a newb to Mercedes. I now own an '06 SLK 350 and I am looking for all the basic, must do first, upgrades. Thanks to jbanks15 email, I now have a starter list of things to do.

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owner's and maintenance manuals great R171 info:

later year owner's/maintenance/comand manuals, top right in the link below:
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your brochure:
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smarttop

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clear or tinted side markers
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Welcome

Congrats! You came to the right place. Within this site you will find many examples of mods done to your same model and can assess which ones work for you before you make that investment. And what's more is the amount of knowledge the members have and how willing they are to help.

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Hi Dan. Welcome from North Carolina. Oh, my! You have "Banks list"........never ending!


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