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I've owned a 2006/7 SLK 280 for a year or so now, it was originally delivered to the British Embassy in the Netherlands as the first owner was a Diplomat, to full UK spec then shipped over to the UK and registered here in 2007 when he completed his duty in the Netherlands.
I used to be an multiple Audi TT owner and was very active on the TT-Forum and on the Committee of the Owners Club for many years.
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Welcome rob, enjoy the ride!
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Welcome from the Wirral.

UK has it's own regional threads for meets and such:
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

Too bad they weren't making SLKs in 1986/7 I would of bought one then too!
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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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Hi Rob, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.
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Welcome from Canada Always interesting to hear about the history of a car.
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Thank you for the warm welcome. Of course it is a 2006 / 7 model but I haven't found the edit button yet!
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Thanks, excellent colour btw!
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Welcome aboard Rob from sunny Florida!
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Hi Rob, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

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.

Finally, we've also just started plotting where our UK members are - check out the thread for that here: SLKWorld UK & Ireland Members and Meeting Points Map
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