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#1 Old 12-06-2016
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Hi all, finally I'm here !

I finally bought this beautifull 05 SLK 200K. The price was OK but it seems to me somme work is needed.
This is why I want to thank by advance all the members of SLKWorld for all your cool advices. But first of all,
I want to drive some miles this awesome car! Back soon ;-)
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owner's and maintenance manuals great R171 info:

later year owner's/maintenance/comand manuals, top right in the link below:
Bill's Den: Documents

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your brochure:
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Hi Eric,

Welcome from Wirral, England.

A 12 year old car needing work isn't so bad. Depending on the work.

There is a link to do it yourself R171 threads in my signature below.

Besides, the roads by you are close to are well worth a little time in the garage.

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Welcome from Portland, ORegon! I had the same impression when searching this forum and even better when looking for help. Such a great and welcoming place to be.
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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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