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#1 Old 11-20-2016
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Hi to everyone on SLKworld.

Hi,
I've just purchased my first MB 6 weeks ago and really enjoying it. It's an SLK 350 on an 07 plate.
Already made a few changes to get it back to a nice clean car, replaced broken fogs with LED fog / DRL units and very pleased with these as they look factory fit.
Repaired a broken indicator lens on the N/S door mirror (thanks to the posts here that explained how to do this )
Car was a one owner with just about every option except the gear shift buttons on the wheel ... so I might need some help soon as would really like to have these fitted!.

Well, that's about it and again, a big thanks to all who post on SLKworld, I've already found lots of useful info.
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Hi Mike,

Welcome from the Wirral.

Great intro. the 350s a very popular on here.

You aren't too far from some of the UK meets.
Our friendly UK moderator will give you the full lowdown on our regional scene soon.

There's a handy R171 diy link in my signature below.

The site search engine is pretty good and affectionately know as our 'friend'.

Thanks for updating your vehicle/location details already.
It helps when you post questions at a later date.

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Cool Welcome from the Midlands

Hi from South Nottingham

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

We have quite a few members in the UK that like to meet up from time to time. If you're interested in joining us sometime, 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

Some great R171 info, including Owner’s/Maintenance/COMAND manuals, etc.:
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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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Thanks Avel Du, and all the others who have welcomed me. You are a friendly lot on this forum :-)
Lots of good info for me to look over. Thanks again.
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