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#1 Old 12-18-2016
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greeting from Leicester

Hello and seasonal greetings from Leicester

Just bough a 2012 (62) slk 250 cdi amg, I'm new to this car but not to the brand having owned 3 C class mercs this was a big change from a 4 door family car but I'm enjoyng it and learning new things.

Planed mod - Hid kit - done
Side light bulbs - need help accessing bulbs.

Dash cam, speed camera detector, paint calipers silver - time and whether permitting.
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Welcome from Wirral, England.

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Welcome from Northamptonshire. Being Leicester-based, you are in the heart of the SLK owning community. There are lots of like minded souls near you.

Looking forard so seeing some pics and/or meeting you at a local meet.
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Welcome, again from Northamptonshire. As has already been said there are lots of us in and around your area. Hope to see you at a meet sometime.
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

Where are you from around Leicester?... I'm at Leicester Forest East.

I did a quick search for R172 parking lights (that's what our American cousins call sidelights) and it looks like they are difficult to get to!
https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r172-gen...ng-lights.html

As has already been mentioned to you a couple of times, we have quite a few members in the UK Midlands that like to meet up from time to time, although things are a little quieter during the winter months. 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 2016 meets here and 2017 meets will be here. Links to examples and pictures from this year's past meets are available here.

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Hi from Warwickshire

Fun to be had in 2017.
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Morning and welcome from up the road in Nottingham ..!

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Cool Welcome from Nottingham

Hi from South Nottingham
Start exercises now ready for numerous breakfasts

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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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