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#1 Old 11-16-2016
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After many months stalking the forum and telling myself I don't really need a second car, ive gone and done it!
2005 SLK55 in silver with 52,00 miles, she is gorgeous!!


I will be picking her up this weekend and plan to attend as many UK meets as I can work permitting.


I just need to tell the wife now........
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

Great choice of car... it'll be great to see you at some meets too, 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.

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.

No meet is too far in a 55 on an island our size.

Plenty of them go on spring to winter.

It's quiet now until March.

We've got Oswestry next month, but will probably have a Donington brekky run soon.
https://www.slkworld.com/united-kingd...er-2016-a.html

We also have mini breaks. Next one is spring in Scotland:
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Most meets centre on the Midlands, so not too far for you.

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Congratulations from Long Island, New York! You'll love it and your wife will too. I didn't tell my wife until she stumbled upon it in the driveway. She wanted to know why I would want to buy the same model again. So, I took her for a weekend ride out to the north folk of the island and she fell in love with it all over again.

My old 2007 AMG and my recent acquisition 2010 350
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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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