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Hi all, I'm in the process of buying a used SLK and popped on here for some info. Already found it very useful with respect to paint issues so probably saved me a bob or two as well as a load of grief, so thx for that! Will be checking out the new posts from time to time.

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

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!

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Hi Chris,


Welcome from the Wirral.


Couple of upcoming meets that may interest you.
Don't worry that you haven't got the SLK yet, you'll still be welcome and can maybe ask a few questions before you buy:
https://www.slkworld.com/united-kingd...wickshire.html
https://www.slkworld.com/united-kingd...ch-2017-a.html


Kent have several meets during the year. Keep your eye on the calendar:
https://www.slkworld.com/united-kingd...-calendar.html


Depending what you are after:
There's R170 and R171 diy links in my signature below. R172? You're on your own, but there's a good 172 section.


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Hi all, I'm in the process of buying a used SLK and popped on here for some info. Already found it very useful with respect to paint issues so probably saved me a bob or two as well as a load of grief, so thx for that! Will be checking out the new posts from time to time.



Cheers Chris


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If you are looking for a R171 facelift model , I may have to give mine up as I am getting a new company vehicle.... if interested PM me and I can email over details... Mike


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Hi Chris, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.

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Thank you for your warm welcomes.

After cancelling an order on a fire opal red 2015 car (due to info gleened from this forum) we are now taking possession of a 2014 white car.. The car will predominantly be for the wife but I'm sure I'll get the odd sneaky drive.

I will be keeping an eye out for events, but as I'm an active member of 4 other car forums it's going to be difficult to fit it all in. I tend to do car shows mainly, is this something that is done in the SLK community in the south?
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We do join in some MB events as a group.
Check out last years archive for an idea.
https://www.slkworld.com/united-kingd...ml#post2834530

We do all types of events.

South Midlands do have shows that we attend as a group and display our cars.

Kent do some SLK only meets that are well attended.

The SW will be having their first SLK meet in March. Indications are that this too will be well attended.

2017 Calendar is just starting to pick up but will get busy as dates get confirmed.
https://www.slkworld.com/united-kingd...-calendar.html

If you fancy trying to have an SLK stand at one of the meets you already got too (two horses )
Simply post a suggested meet and date in the UK section.
Anyone is able to suggest meets/events.

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