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#1 Old 01-21-2017
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Hello from Northern California

I have a 2009 SLK300 R171 and will post pics here soon. Thank you for the warm welcome, and for all the DIY and tips that I read here.
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Florida!

owner's and maintenance manuals great R171 info:

later year owner's/maintenance/comand manuals, top right in the link below:
Bill's Den: Documents

Lube those seals:
https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...tml#post226839

your brochure:
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mods you should do:
smarttop

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clear or tinted side markers
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carbon fiber on the C pillars https://www.slkworld.com/general-modi...cf-plunge.html
carbon fiber center caps
oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen

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

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Welcome from Wirral, England.

The reason that we ask you to update the Vehicle/Location details?
It saves having to repeat the same info time and again whenever you post anything.
Especially useful should you ask for help as we can ensure that you get info more appropriate to your model.
Who wants a bonnet when they need a hood?

Don't forget to include the model year as these cars had facelifts and that can make a difference.

California has a thread for meets, local info etc:
U.S. California - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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Welcome to SLKWorld.com from Northern California

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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

Where at in Northern California do you live? Our SLK group meets monthly for Drives, meets & Lunches send me your email & I can add you to the list. Click on the links in my signature for info.

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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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