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#1 Old 01-23-2017
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Hello from Lancashire, UK

Just a quick hello,


I'm currently SLKless, we sold our 09 Iridium Silver 350 4 months ago in readiness for a brand new SLC43 due in a week or so. Been driving a 1.4 Fiesta for the best part of four months, so I think the reset button has been well and truly pressed


Finding it difficult to sleep now.......


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Welcome from Canada Wardy


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Been driving a 1.4 Fiesta for the best part of four months
Finding it difficult to sleep now.......

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I would think so after driving a Fiesta for so long after enjoying your 350

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Welcome from Northamptonshire. I'm sure you will love the friendliness of this site. Maybe even get to see you at one of our infamous meets.
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Hi Wardy, welcome from the Wirral.


The gang get up north occasionally.


Last year we toured the Lakes and did a night drive through the Blackpool lights.
Probably do the lights again this year, not sure if there'll be another Lakes tour in 2017.


Have a look at the 2016 calendar from last year and check the archive at the bottom.
Gives a good idea of the UK scene.
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Looks like the new motor will be here in time to enter the Feb RoTM which opens on the 1st.
Meanwhile you could vote for the January contenders:
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Hi Wardy, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

Once your SLC43 arrives (hopefully not too many sleepless nights left now), please make sure you add it into your profile... ‘User CP’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘Vehicle’ (and then click ‘SAVE CHANGES’ button at the bottom of the page).

We have quite a few members in the UK that like to meet up from time to time, although things tend to be a little quieter during the winter months. If you're interested in joining us sometime, just keep an eye on the UK Region section, as we post meeting plans there!

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.

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