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Hi, new to forum, looking for 05/06 slk 55, have seen jacko55's on the site, so hopefully off to a good start. Car looks great.
Enjoy when you find your 55.. i really love mine.
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HI and thanks for the welcome. Question, why are some options on the Data cards highlighted and others not?
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HI and thanks for the welcome. Question, why are some options on the Data cards highlighted and others not?
Just to make it easier to read
notice every other line is highlighted
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

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Hi, new to forum, looking for 05/06 slk 55, have seen jacko55's on the site, so hopefully off to a good start. Car looks great.
If you haven't seen jacko55’s car in person yet, it's certainly worth a look.

In the meantime, 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, whether before or after you've found the car you're looking for, 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 also recently 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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Welcome from the Wirral.

Thanks for updating your location/vehicle right off the bat.

You just missed a prom drive by you:
https://www.slkworld.com/united-kingd...h-october.html

We're probably going again in 2017. Join us in your new 55.

When you find your car make sure that you get SmartTop. It's THE mod to do with our changeable weather:
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You've obviously sussed the datacard. There's also a good check list for buying/pick up:
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There's a good UK region section too.
Dave (dbgrn) will get you up to speed on that surely.

Wishing you a successful hunt.
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Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.

I've seen Gary's @ jacko55 car up close several times and would definitely recommend you go and take a look at it if it hasn't already sold.


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