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#1 Old 10-12-2016
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Hello from Central Florida

Or should I say hello again, I originally joined this forum in 2010 when I purchased an SLK 350. I traded that in on a new Corvette in 2013... while I enjoyed the vette, I found myself missing the SLK.

I recently retired and found myself looking in the auto trader when I came across a 2005 SLK55 with 14,000 miles and I knew I had to get back into a Mercedes. So here I am back...reading old threads and planning modifications...I would like to take this forum and its members for all the information I have learned thus far.

I look forward to meeting many of you at the upcoming picnic ...Kevin
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Welcome back to SLKWorld.com from Northern California

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Welcome back Kevin. Where in central Florida are you located? Glad you are enjoying your SLK.

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Welcome back Kevin.....SlK's become addictive!


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Hi and welcome from Lakeland, FL!

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.

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Welcome back Kevin. Where in central Florida are you located? Glad you are enjoying your SLK.

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Dundee, just East of Winter Haven...
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Welcome back.

Jeff will be made up that you've already sorted location etc in the profile.

Guess he trained you well the first time around.

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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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