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#1 Old 09-10-2016
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Hello everyone!

Hi, my name is Theo, I live in Belgrade (Serbia), I am new user of Mercedes Benz (have used Alfa Romeo before)..
Since yesterday, I own MB SLK 200 (year 2005), 1.8cc with 163hp

I came here to acquire knowledge about this beautiful car and share all the experience with you!

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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:
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smarttop

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clear or tinted side markers
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carbon fiber on the C pillars https://www.slkworld.com/general-modi...cf-plunge.html
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Cool Welcome from Nottingham

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Re-Code, Rear Fogs, Turning Front Fogs, Speedo & Outside Temp etc. Cheers Sean
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Welcome from Wirral, England.

You sound very proud of your new car. Don't blame you

You could show it off by entering Ride of The Month, September.
https://www.slkworld.com/rotm-submiss...mpetition.html

A great way to show your car and you might win a years premium membership.

That means you could have a picture of it as your avatar (the small photo next to a posters name)
A larger picture in your signature (Like I have below).

Best of all, it gets seen EVERY time that you post a reply.

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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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WELCOME! Would be interested to learn what driving conditions (highways, speed limits, traffic) are like in your country.
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WELCOME! Would be interested to learn what driving conditions (highways, speed limits, traffic) are like in your country.
Speaking of highways and the quality of the highway road, I can say its fine, official limit goes up to 120 km/h, but it wouldn't be minded if u go up to 140 km/h, all above that would be punishable.. Belgrade traffic is horrible, road is full of crowd and the quality of in-city road varies from a full-of-holes to a perfect road..
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

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If you live in Northern California you can join us for a drive. We meet monthly for drives, road trips lunches. Feel free to call me or email me and I can add you to our email list. I always post events under California here on SLKWORLD.
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Welcome Theo, from Hedge End near Southampton in the UK. I hope you have many happy hours driving your lovely new car.

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

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Welcome Theo: You'll meet lots of great people here and they are more than happy to share their experience and knowledge. There is a wealth of information on file which will help you to maintain your car. Be sure to check out the R-171 DIY section I wish you the greatest success with your car !
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Hi Theo, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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