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#1 Old 09-13-2016
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Hello to all! I would like to introduce myself as the first timer for Mercedes and I own a 2000 SLK I am located in Lakeland, FL. I don't know if I made the right decision or not but we will see.
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Florida!

Lakeland! What a coincidence
Our picnic is in Lakeland!

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Lakeland!!!

Hi and welcome from Lakeland, FL! Where in Lakeland?

Living in Florida and joining the forum has special perks! We have a very active and fun Mercedes Benz SLK Forum - FLORIDA SLK and you’ll definitely want to join us.

Our last meet https://www.slkworld.com/u-s-florida/...april-9th.html

You can view all our meets at U.S. Florida - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

We are planning the Fourth Annual Florida SLK Group October 29, 2016 in Lakeland, and we’d like you to join us!

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Hi MaryKay. I am in Mulberry right on the border of Lakeland.
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You're closer to me in Valrico then you are to her in Lakeland
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Welcome from Wirral, England.

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Your earlier decision on where to live is just as wise.
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Thank you all. I know I have some work ahead of me. As I have already experienced problems with the convertible on last evening.
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Welcome from Idaho!

Congratulations on your SLK!

If the Vario roof continues to give you troubles, there are some excellent resources here, including a troubleshooting tree, and rebuild instructions for the hydraulic cylinders. Apparently, many parts of the roof (switches, latches, etc.) are relatively cheap and relatively easy to replace.

Fortunately, I have no personal experience with this, but my SLK is a '98, so eventually, I will.
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!
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Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.
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WELCOME! I grew-up in Lakeland when Mulberry was 10 miles away down a 2 lane country road, part of which was unpaved! And I am not so very old!
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Welcome from another member from Lakeland. Have you signed up for the picnic yet? What roof issues are you having? I would be happy to have a look at it with you, but am out of the area until 9/26.

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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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