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#1 Old 12-23-2016
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New member from Finland

Hi,

Greetings to all. I have had an early model SLK350 for a few years now with around 75 000 km driven. It is with automatic with AMG package and I've installed remote control operated top, daytime running lights and some other minor modifications and it runs on 19" wheels.

Any other members from Finland?

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

First please update your profile with your location (i.e. "Finland" - add to the 'Location' field, not just select the country flag please) and vehicle model year (e.g. "20?? SLK 350"), if you haven’t already done so, as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information.
Follow this to update: ‘User CP’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘location’ and ‘vehicle’ (and then click ‘SAVE CHANGES’ button at the bottom of the page).


There are other members here from Finland... I'm sure they will be along to say hi shortly...

Some great R171 info, including Owner’s/Maintenance/COMAND manuals, etc.:
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Tervetuloa!

Oh yes, there are other Finns in this forum - starting from myself and at least one other guy from Oulu.
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Welcome from Wirral, England.

There are quite a few Fins here. Approximately a hundred.

Just over 30 registered Fins have visited the site during 2016 (Those who registered and displayed Finland).
More probably visit as guests, without registering. Others may not display the flag and would not show in my search.

Only a few post regularly. Perhaps because the site is in English.
We strive to make allowances for anyone who is not a native English speaker.
We will do our best to help.

Threads for the Scandinavia region is shared by several countries, including Finland.
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We would love to see Finland members having meetings.
We take such things for granted in the UK and probably a few other countries too.
Those who go to meets enjoy the company of fellow SLKers.

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First please update your location and vehicle (year?: 1996-2017) in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information if you haven’t. This takes about 30 seconds to do.
Follow exactly to update: ‘Usercp’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘vehicle’. Info in your garage does not update your profile.




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Welcome from London. My partner is from Finland originally. Born and bred in Valkeakoski and lived in Helsinki at the 'Cable Factory'.
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Hi,

Greetings to all. I have had an early model SLK350 for a few years now with around 75 000 km driven. It is with automatic with AMG package and I've installed remote control operated top, daytime running lights and some other minor modifications and it runs on 19" wheels.

Any other members from Finland?

-JakeJ
Welcome from Perth, Australia. I spent October in Finland (Helsinki, Keuruu and Ivalo). I wish I had been able to take my SLK over!

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