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#1 Old 02-02-2017
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Cool Greetings from Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Hello Members,
Thank you for having us 'on-board'.
My wife Wendy and I bought our 2006 (metallic silver) Mercedes SLK 350
in 2009. At the time, it had 28,000kms on the clock.
We really enjoying touring the east coast of Australia in our beautiful car,
along with our good friends in their various sports cars.
We appreciate the wisdom shared by your SLK World members.
Kind regards,
Graeme Akhurst
Retired School Principal
and
Wendy Akhurst
Retired Kindergarten Teacher
Keiraville, NSW
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Hi Graeme & Wendy, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

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• Chrome indicator bulbs, LED number plate & parking light bulbs

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

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Hi Graeme and Wendy, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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Hi from London,

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Welcome you two.

Great to have people from 'the gong' with us!

I was lucky enough to spend a bit of time there (a week) when I was travelling in your amazing country. The east coast must be amazing with the top down.

Welcome to the fold, look forward to future collaborations!

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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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Welcome from Canada Graeme and Wendy

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Hi Graeme and Wendy, Welcome from Northamptonshire, England.
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Hi Graeme and Wendy,


Welcome from Wirral, England.


We have a free to enter monthly competition.
Entry is open from the 1st to the 15th of every month. You simply post a reply with 3 photos.
After the 15th we usually open a poll for members to vote on their favourite.
Here's the main thread:
ROTM Submissions & Voting - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum


This month's entries:
https://www.slkworld.com/rotm-submiss...mpetition.html


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Australia/New Zealand - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum


There's a link to R171 diy in my signature below.

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



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