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#1 Old 10-17-2016
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Hello, Just bought a 2005 R171 SLK200. Looking to do some light maintenance and to replace the ancient audio system shortly.
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owner's and maintenance manuals great R171 info:

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Bill's Den: Documents

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Hi 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! Although I know Aberdeen is a long way from most other places in the UK, we do have a weekend trip planned for April next year. Check out the thread here, and let us know if you'd like to join us: Scottish weekend spring 2017

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Thanks very much for the warm welcome! I'm still finding my way around the car and there seem to be wealth of good information here to help me - generously shared by some very nice members. Need to figure out how to access/obtain the Data card but no doubt it's explained here so I'll be able to figure it out. Thanks again
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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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