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Hello all. I am a previous owner of a 2007 SLK55. I had to let my baby go (below) back in '10 and now I am searching for a used 2007 - 2011 SLK55. I will keep you posted. Any leads are alway appreciated.
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Hi and welcome from OLD HAMPSHIRE in the UK!

I'm in a similar boat, looking for my second SLK! The trouble is I want a RED one, and there are not many about in my price range / area and with the right spec!
If you want a Black, grey or silver one it's no problem!!

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Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.

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Hi and welcome from OLD HAMPSHIRE in the UK!

I'm in a similar boat, looking for my second SLK! The trouble is I want a RED one, and there are not many about in my price range / area and with the right spec!
If you want a Black, grey or silver one it's no problem!!

Good luck in your quest!

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I have the same color search issue. I liked my Pewter and Beige combo - so did my dealership any many car enthusiasts. I don't think I am going to find an SLK55 with this combo. Wish you much luck too on your search.
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Hello all. I am a previous owner of a 2007 SLK55. I had to let my baby go (below) back in '10 and now I am searching for a used 2007 - 2011 SLK55. I will keep you posted. Any leads are alway appreciated.
Hi welcome from a fellow Long Islander. Saw a very clean 2009 slk55 on cars.com. Only 29k miles and asking $31,500. Located in Nanuet, NY. Probably about a 90 min drive for you. Sorry, couldn't figure out how to copy link from cars.com.
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Hi welcome from a fellow Long Islander. Saw a very clean 2009 slk55 on cars.com. Only 29k miles and asking $31,500. Located in Nanuet, NY. Probably about a 90 min drive for you. Sorry, couldn't figure out how to copy link from cars.com. - Hope this helps
Gary, yes I found this one as well, and trace previous owner to this site. Going to get the a data card on this one. I know the exhaust has been modified by 3 owner. He made a comment about oil leak on the engine in an old post (sorry JBanks15, i did post a reply there too). I probably will take a trip upstate next weekend to review it.

Thanks for your assistance. Hopefully we will be flying by each other on LIE some time.

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