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New SLK owner on the Central Coast

Hey all -

Just sold my Jeep and bought an '06 SLK55 - never happier! Feel like I have a lot to learn about the vehicle. Hoping to do some learning on some mods and their acceptability from a Kalifornistan Smog standpoint!

Vehicle came with a Renntech chip, muffler delete, LOTS of badges (no more). Considering a S/C, header, LSD in 6-9 months - anything else I should have on my radar?

Speaking of radar, I am considering an installed system, so if anyone has any slick setups that I should see - send em on over!
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De badge a 55!


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De badge a 55!


NOoooooooooooooooo!

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Haha - no badges are safe around me. I left the tri-star on the trunk at least! Otherwise smooth as a baby's bottom.

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Thanks for the tips, Jeff. I hope you're getting commission, since I think I bought have the stuff on there. SmartTop, CF c-pillars, and gummi pfledge on the way! Sounds great.


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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from 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

Lube those seals:
https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...tml#post226839

your brochure:
https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...ml#post1511249

mods you should do:
smarttop

https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...ing-about.html

clear or tinted side markers
shorty antenna
led license plate bulbs
led parking lights
carbon fiber on the C pillars https://www.slkworld.com/general-modi...cf-plunge.html
carbon fiber center caps
oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen

See my mod albums for more ideas

FREE GIFT! Post your vin in the Vehicle Datacard Request section to get a free datacard (options on your car). If looking for a car, get the options before you buy!

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Haha - no badges are safe around me. I left the tri-star on the trunk at least! Otherwise smooth as a baby's bottom.

Thanks for the welcome, all.
I know a certain moderator who may like them as spares

We call him magpie because he collects shiny badges etc, but you know him as jbanks15

Bling or not to bling it's entirely down to the owner.

Off to the naughty step before Sir catches up with me

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