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#1 Old 12-22-2016
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Hi SLK forum, this looks like a great site to share experiences and issues with our beloved SLK's. I bought the SLK for my wife as this has always been her dream car. Got the 350 and must say I really enjoy driving it as well.

Having a few issues lately, but hope to get that sorted out ASAP.

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Welcome to the forum. You should be able to find the assistance here you need to sort things out with your new car.

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• Recoding: 2 rear fogs; Outside temp in lower MFD; MPH-KM/H selectable speedo (thanks Sean!)

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Great looking car.

Next month enter RoTM for January

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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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