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#1 Old 10-25-2016
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Hi everyone I'm Jenn. I own a slk 280 2006 . I live in Miami Florida and I've had my car for about 3 months now. Wanted get started doing mods. Hope you guys will help thanks
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Hi Jenn, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

If you haven't already signed up for the Florida picnic this weekend, I'm sure Jeff or Marykay will be along shortly to invite you to do so...
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Hi Jenn, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.
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Hi Jenn, welcome from central Florida. You busy this Saturday? Feeling up for a drive, seeing dozens of other SLK's and meeting their owners? Come to the picnic in Lakeland.

https://www.slkworld.com/u-s-florida/...29-2016-a.html

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Yes Dave and Tim, I already pm'd her earlier.

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That's it she's toast! The mod bug has arrived. Welcome to the forum and beauty of a ride!
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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 from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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Welcome to the SLK World Group Jenn from Avondale, AZ. You are going to meet some of the friendliest, most knowledgeable generous people in this forum. Best of luck getting your 280 modified.
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Hi Jenn,

Welcome from Wirral, England.

The guys have already got you covered for next weekends Oktoberfest.

You can see Florida is the capital of the SLK world.

There is also a Lady's section on the forum:
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Smart looking SLK that you have.
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Thanks I'd love to but I'm having family over for a week. Maybe the next meet here at Florida Yeah.
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Hi,welcome from South Africa. Enjoy the ride.
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