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#1 Old 10-29-2016
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Greetings from the Southern Tip of Africa

Look's like this is the 10th intro message is the last hour, so it will probably get lost in the noise, but it is nice to see so many people with good taste.
We (My wife and I) have just bought a 2006 SLK 200 - 10 years old but less than 100,000 Km on the clock so definitely only driven on weekends (Assuming the digital odometer is tamper proof).
I will probably need some advice, help and guidance as I come to terms with "Her" so as I have already done a few searches for information, and this forum topped the results each time, joining was a no brainer.
I don't have any actual questions at the moment, and I hope that I can eventually contribute in some way, but for now I am here for fellowship.

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Hi Chris,

Welcome from Wirral, England.

Your intro won't get lost in traffic.

Although it may disappear from the front page,
plenty of members check out the newbies list and post a welcome
over several days.

Also, if any minions spot a low post number on an intro we can always give it a bump.

Why not add a photo of the car to your intro thread.

Pics get attention.

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[QUOTE=I don't have any actual questions at the moment, and I hope that I can eventually contribute in some way, but for now I am here for fellowship.
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Hi Chris from darkest Old Hampshire in the UK, well it will be now the clocks have gone back!
No doubt you will get plenty of Top Off weather down there! Good luck with your new toy!

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Hi Chris, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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Thanks for all the welcome messages, this forum certainly has a global reach.

Just browsing the forum last night I discovered the "Mechanical Key" so being here has already had a major payback.

For those who requested a photo (and to practice uploading it) here is one as delivered.


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Nice car and nice wheels!
How is the ride on these 19s?

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Ohh red bow looks good on silver ............welcome from the Hebrides Scotland
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Hello and welcome from SW France.. where we are enjoying a glorious late Summer heatwave..
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