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#1 Old 09-13-2016
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Although I have owned my 1998 SLK230 since late 1997, I am just now joining this site. I was actually not aware of it until now. Very happy to have found it. I have had very few troubles with my car since new, but I am now interested in upgrading the use of the integrated phone system, hoping to get some ideas.
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Florida!

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Better late than never right. Welcome aboard!
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Welcome from Idaho!

I just acquired a '98 SLK, so you have about 18 years more experience than I. I'm sure you'll be an asset to the forum. I've already learned many valuable tips, such as how to change the Supercharger oil. Now that I've done that, I hope it will last another 18 years.
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WELCOME! I recently bought my 2000 SLK230, and the previous owner had replaced the factory radio/stereo head with a unit that includes capability for bluetooth/phone along with CD/DVD, AUX input, GPS, AM/FM. It was practically Plug n' Play, and the phone function works great with the existing speakers.
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

We have a Sacramento area SLK group that meets for road trips, we will be meeting in Jackson CA September 24th, we hope you can join us.
We have an email list to notify members of the events, send me your email and I will add you to the list. We are also on Facebook so send me a FB request and I can add you to the private FB group.

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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 from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Welcome from New Hampshire
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Just changed mine after all these years. Sounds so much better and drives like a charm. I only have 85,000 miles on it.
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Yes, I know that I can do a blue-tooth modification. I was hoping to do a hard-wire mod of the existing phone, but probably not possible. I may have to put in a new radio and do blue-tooth. But then, what do I do with the existing built in phone and the buttons, etc.?
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Welcome, I actually four d this site before I brought my slk, plenty of tips here for everything.
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