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#1 Old 09-18-2016
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Hello from Swindon UK!

Hi There,
I've just joined the forum.
I'm from Swindon in Wiltshire in the UK.
I have a 2009 R171 with full Brabus body kit and wheels.

Glad to be a member and getting to see others cars.....maybe get a few ideas!

Claire
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#2 Old 09-18-2016
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Hi Claire, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us - It would be great to see photos of your car too!

We have quite a few members in the UK that like to meet up from time to time. If you're interested in joining us sometime, just keep an eye on the UK Region section, as we post meeting plans there!

There's a summary post that I maintain for all UK meets here, and links to examples and pictures from this year's past meets are available here.

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Hi Claire,

Welcome from the Wirral.

The UK is quite active. Links to the UK section and it's calendar.
United Kingdom Region - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum
https://www.slkworld.com/united-kingd...-calendar.html

This gives some idea of what the meets are like (there's a full back listing on the calendar link):
https://www.slkworld.com/united-kingd...ber-meets.html

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Welcome from Northamptonshire. Would be great to see some pics of your car.
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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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Hi Claire
Welcome from South Africa enjoy the forum and the SLK.
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Welcome from North Hampshire
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Hi Claire, welcome from just down the road from you in Bristol. Good colour choice as well :-)


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