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SLK230 in northern California

Just wanted to say hi, will be getting my 2001 SLK next week. I've had some sort of convertable since my first car which was a 1957 Ford. Now that was quite a few years ago. I just sold my last one a few months ago and that one was a 2008 GT500 Shelby Cobra. I missed that so much as when my grandson decided to trade his SLK for a new car I asked him if he wanted to sell it to me. Done deal. Will be happy to pick it up.
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First please update your location and vehicle (Put Looking!)(year?: 1996-2017, model?: 32, 200, 230, 250, 280, 300,320,350,55) in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information if you haven’t. This takes about 30 seconds to do.
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com from Northern California


First please update your location and vehicle (Put Looking!)(year?: 1996-2017, model?: 32, 200, 230, 250, 280, 300,320,350,55) in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information if you haven’t. This takes about 30 seconds to do.
Follow exactly to update: ‘Usercp’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘location’ and ‘vehicle’. Info in your garage does not update your profile.

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Welcome from Hayward, CA! There is a very active SLK owners club in the Sacramento area and they do monthly drives all year long. They are on Facebook, so look them up and join the fun!
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Welcome from Wirral, England.

Please see post 6 for details on how to update your details.
Doing this helps us to help you when you have questions. It also saves having to repeat the same info time and again.


We have a free to enter monthly competition. Once you have your car.....
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.
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

First please update your profile with your location (e.g. "Northern California") and vehicle year and model (e.g. "2001 SLK230"), if you haven’t already done so, as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information.
Follow this to update: ‘User CP’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘location’ and ‘vehicle’ (and then click ‘SAVE CHANGES’ button at the bottom of the page).


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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

We hope you can join us for a drive sometime send me your email & I can add you our list for SLK drives. My email is in my signature below. Thank you

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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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