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#1 Old 12-20-2016
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New Member Sussex UK

Pleased to have found this site, I am sure it will be very helpful.
Have a 2004 silver SLK 200 R171, am really enjoying the open top experience, not at present in the grip of winter, but as soon as I can, will have the top down.
Seasons Greetings to all members, from Sussex UK.
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Welcome from another UK newbie.
Let's see a picture of your SLK.
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Hi 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, 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 are summary posts that I maintain for all UK meets (2016 here & 2017 here). Links to examples and pictures from 2016's past meets are available here.

Finally, 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

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Welcome from the Wirral.

Don't be afraid of having the lid down in the winter.

The heating system is accomplished and winter top down driving is
immensely enjoyable.
Ditto for night time drives too.
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Hi. Welcome from Surrey.

We were down your way recently to watch the sun set at Birling Gap. The outside temperature popped down as low as 3.5 degrees but we still had the top down. If the sun's out; the top's down. It's as simple as that. Heated seats and loads of heat from the engine and everything is fine. We even enjoyed smelling people's wood fires going through the Sussex villages.

Wrap up warm and try it sometime.
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Welcome from a very soggy Hampshire! This forum is AWESOME, and particularly good if you have a problem - with your car that is!!
getting your top off on a sunny but cold day is still great fun!
One word or of warning, when parking in the likes of Sainsburys car park make sure that no-one can park too close to your drivers side door!
Anyway good luck, have fun and all the best for Christmas and 2017.

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Hi from Warwickshire

Topless is the way forward.
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