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#1 Old 11-01-2016
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Cool Hello to all SLK world members.

Hello to all SLK members (again!). Yes, I have been a member except that I'm sorry I have not visited in a long while. So long in fact, that I had trouble signing in because I'd forgotten my membership details, hence a "new" one. Anyway, its good to be back and by way of reintroducing myself, I'm a businessman, an avid golfer, and an SLK enthusiast, having owned an R170 and R171 at one point. I've sold the R170 since my last visit to this forum and so I have the R171 left with me. She is a 2008 model, an SLK 350. I get to drive her once a week, every Sunday morning for about an hour before the sun goes up. I like to drive her top down but since it gets pretty hot very quickly, my window is very short. That's the reason why up to now she has just clocked under 25T kms, after 8 years.
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us!

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Welcome back from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Welcome back from Wirral, England.

Great looking car.

We have a monthly competition for Ride of The Month.
A first time poster won with an R170 won last month.
All SLK models have won previously. New and old members frequently win.
It's free to enter and you already have three good photos (you can enter 3 pics).
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We're the opposite of you.
Short window for top down, then it rains.

350s are a great car. We have one in our house.

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Funny it is, for a fresh member to welcome an old one, but still, welcome once again.
Nice ride! Really like it.
You definitely have to join the ROTM with this as November seems to be the month that gathered all the silver ones...
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