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#1 Old 12-22-2016
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New guy here too. We just bought a 2000 SLK. White. Outside is almost perfect. The inside not so much. The plastic on the inside is falling apart. This is going to be our project car. Oh...and the top does not go down. Looking forward to this!
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum

Some tips to make your visit here more enjoyable:
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Welcome rom Wirral, England.

There's a diy link for the R170 in my signature but this one may help with the roof:
https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r170-cla...leapyfish.html

Regional threads for Georgia:
U.S. Southeast Region - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

Which R170 do you have (I'm assuming you do mean year 2000 and not SLK200)?

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Then use the same link in January and enter your car.
Nothing wrong with avoiding shots showing iffy plastic. Cars do not have to be concourse condition.

In October a newbie with an R170 won.
It can be done.
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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

Myk (Avel Du) has already shared a link that might be useful for the non-working roof... hope you get things sorted with the car quickly.

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

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Sorry, new to this forum stuff. I have a 2000 (The year) SLK230. It is white with black interior. The interior is falling apart. The center console is ok, but I will have to repaint it. I already replaced the factory radio. There were a few stumbling blocks, but I got it done. The next thing Im going to try is to reinstall the headliner. The owners removed it to replace the locking piston.
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