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#1 Old 11-19-2016
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New member from Israel: Drive Mercedes but not SLK

My name is Moshe and I'm from Israel.
Drive a Mercedes E Class but after driving one time an SLK350 with the top down I knew it was going to be my next car.

So I'm here to learn more..
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Hi Moshe,

Welcome from Wirral, England.

You've done the best thing to get the right car by joining and researching here first.

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It can also act as a list of things to check are there and work before committing to buy.

Good luck with your hunt.

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Cool A real pleasure to be here!

Thank you for the global warm welcome and the tips and suggestions!

Await the day I can proudly post a picture of my very own SLK :-)
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Hi Moshe, welcome from a VERY soggy Hedge End in Old Hampshire in the UK!
The C Class is practical, BUT, the SLK is FUN! Get yer top off in 20 seconds!!! Just do it!
Welcome to probably the most helpful, friendly and fun forum in THE WORLD!

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Hi Moshe, welcome from a VERY soggy Hedge End in Old Hampshire in the UK!
The C Class is practical, BUT, the SLK is FUN! Get yer top off in 20 seconds!!! Just do it!
Welcome to probably the most helpful, frindly and fun forum in THE WORLD!

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Hey.. I'm not doing that bad.. It's an E-Class :-)
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Hey.. I'm not doing that bad.. It's an E-Class :-)
Oooops! Sorry, even better than a C, but not quite as exciting as an SLK! I should know!!
I wish I could have one of each, but life ain't that cute for us OAP's!

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The choices we need to make in life..

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Oooops! Sorry, even better than a C, but not quite as exciting as an SLK! I should know!!
I wish I could have one of each, but life ain't that cute for us OAP's!

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As a father of three and as someone who grown to appreciate the smooth cruising and comfortable and spacious passenger compartment of the E-CLASS it makes my life much harder deciding to jump into the SLK bucket seats for two and leave the family commute to our FORD FOCUS ESTATE
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Our E Class is the mother in law car, for obvious reasons. But the SLK, well that's a weekend/holiday/vacation/nice weather car. Welcome to this forum, you will enjoy it and your new ride!
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