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#1 Old 01-06-2017
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Hello SLK Forum,
Just bought my first SLK – 14 year old 230.
I built my man cave last year with the plan being to get adrivable project car that will be usable in the Aberdeenshire / Scottishsummer. Looked at a few options but the build quality and space in the SLK won.
The SLK needs a bit of work – The roof won’t open…looks likeit’s the locking mechanism that’s not fully releasing but the dealer is goingto deal with that. Paint needs a tidy up in places etc….but I expect thesethings with it being 14 years old….
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Welcome from Surrey! Hope you get these things sorted and can enjoy the car with the roof down!
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Hi G,

Welcome from the Wirral.

There's a whole gang of us heading your way in the spring (well, Pitlochry anyway).
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Thanks for all the welcomes!!!!

I dropped the car off at the local garage today so they can check / fix the roof, hopefully have a fully working roof by next weekend.

There is a very good possibility that I will make an appearance at the Great Scottish Weekend in April, any excuse to drive from home to the A9 via Glenshee.

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Gareth, just drop @DAVIETHESCAFF a PM or add a reply to the thread.

I'm sure once he has finalised the itinerary he could give you a heads up when
we are out and about on the route.
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There is a very good possibility that I will make an appearance at the Great Scottish Weekend in April, any excuse to drive from home to the A9 via Glenshee.
Gareth, if you put a post expressing your interest in the thread below I'll send you a copy of the planned itinery once I've finished it.

Scottish weekend spring 2017
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

I've seen your post in the Scottish road trip thread for April, so I hope to meet you then!

There is a summary post that I maintain for our UK meets ( here ). Links to examples and pictures from last year's meets are available here. We're a friendly group, and always happy to welcome new members at any of our meets.

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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