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#1 Old 09-02-2016
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Started out looking for an old car to enjoy (Allane, Reatta, etc) and stumbled onto the SLK. Liked the idea of open air, and size. So been lurking and reading to educate myself what to look for. You all have some beautiful cars and I like some of the mods (CLK grill) and others. Was concerned by MB's service costs, but see don't really need them much with all your tech links. Living on the Mexican border, 50 miles south of the end of I35, I want to get an idea of what to look out for to avoid wild goose chases. Nearest ones are 3 plus hours away. I'm sure I'll have some questions later, but looking forward to the ride. Frank
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Hi Frank, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.

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Welcome from Wirral, England.

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Welcome from central Florida. Here is a link that gives you an idea what to look for:

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Welcome aboard! Too bad you aren't closer I have one for sale.
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Welcome from Portland Oregon. Enjoy the forum.


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