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#1 Old 11-29-2016
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Greetings from Wild & Wonderful WV

Hi All,

I'm Larry from the Shenandoah Valley in West Virginia. I just bought a 2001 R170 after shopping for about a year for an older model roadster. It's got 95K miles, runs strong, looks great and my wife thinks it's the best looking car on the road... I agree. It's been 25 years since my last roadster, which was a 1982 RX-7 five speed daily driver. The SLK is officially a toy and with winter approaching we probably won't be fully intimate until next summer but that's okay, I'm in no rush... she's beautiful, feels great and that's good enough for now. Happy to be here. Thanks.
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

We have a Shenandoah Valley nearby & it's like winery city. & the roads are great, twisty & curvy too!
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Hi Larry,

Welcome from Wirral, England.

Nice car.

It needs to go into Mercedes Benz SLK Forum - A Mercedes Benz Discussion Forum

First time poster won with R170 recently.

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Thanks for your welcome from Northern California. Although I live in West Virginia, I am a native Northern Californian myself, having grown up near the banks of the American River on the outskirts of 1950's Sacramento. It's been many decades since I went through Eureka as a kid and found it a wonderful place. My sister-in-law lives a bit south of you in Gualala. Just wanted to thank you for your friendly greeting.
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Larry, Gualala is north of Sacramento nearer to Mendocino but still a great place to visit! I love it there! The car shows are awesome & the
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