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#1 Old 10-28-2016
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Hello and thank you for the welcome message. My name is Angela and I am the proud owner of a 2006 slk 280 manual tranny.

I purchased her in '08 and she had 19K. Today she is just shy of 100K. She needs a little love and care, (like all vintage ladies do but she is a fun drive.

Hoping to get advice here on general maintenance things. Bulb replacement, radio upgrade, ect. Did change out the brake pads awhile ago and was amazed at how easy it was. Literally took 10 minutes once the tire was off.

Anyway, thanks for the space and I will be cruising these pages for your knowledge.

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Hi Angela, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

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• Recoding: 2 rear fogs; Outside temp in lower MFD; MPH-KM/H selectable speedo (thanks Sean!)

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Welcome from central Florida. You should be able to get a lot of guidance for you car at this forum. Glad you are enjoying it.

What are you doing tomorrow? Feeling up for a drive, checking out other SLK's and meeting their owners? Get some first hand tips on your car? Well, then come to the meet in Lakeland.

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Welcome Angela to the SLK World Group. You will meet many people here who will help you with technical advice and more Enjoy
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Welcome! You really must try to attend the picnic if at all possible. There will probably 100 SLK folks from the forum!! What a great way to introduce yourself and network Did I mention the beer and brats? no? ..those are just the cherry on top of the cake LOL.. enjoy!


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Welcome from Wirral, England.

If you're free 3pm tomorrow give serious consideration to the Oktoberfest meet.

50+ SLKs should be fun.

If you're not free tomorrow, cancel your plans and head to the Oktoberfest.

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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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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.

Our recent meet broke all record with 47 cars and over 80 members! You can review the pictures https://www.slkworld.com/u-s-florida/...29-2016-a.html

You can view all our meets at U.S. Florida - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

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