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#1 Old 02-27-2018
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Thumbs up Newbie from an icey cold UK

Hi All,

Just splashed out on a SLK55 AMG 2013, I have only had the car for 2 weeks and I have already made some modifications.

First off I had to fit a smart roof by Xstyle in Germany, I have to say it was easier than I thought. It was all plug and play, one hour and it was done.

Second the car had to go back to the dealer for front and rear parking sensors to be fitted, this was part of the sale agreement.

Thirdly, I have fitted a reversing camera to compliment the parking sensors.

I am sure there will be more modifications as we approach summer, and hopefully I will have chance to meet some of the UK members.

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Hi, I will get some pictures up loaded as soon as the weather clears up, we have snow at the moment so the car is tucked up in the garage.

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Welcome to the forum Russ.
Let's hope this weather clears up so you can take advantage of the 'Smart roof' and enjoy some topless motoring

If I may ask, what camera and associated kit did you fit?
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Let's hope this weather clears up so you can take advantage of the 'Smart roof' and enjoy some topless motoring

If I may ask, what camera and associated kit did you fit?
The camera was one off Amazon specifically for MB it was a bit of a job to fit, took all day pretty much. I was dashing in and out of the house be cause it was dam cold

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Thanks for all the extra info, this will keep me occupied for a while.

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Welcome from Sweden and congrats to the New Little Motor. It´s colder than cold and icier than icy and snowier that snowy and darker than dark in Sweden now. Lucky you
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Cool Welcome from the Midlands

Hi from South Nottingham
Hi Russ from Russ, looks like we could start ganging up on the Dave's
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Damn you just missed our first of 2018 Midland fryup meeting last Sunday just outside Leamington , We had about 23 SLKs out not bad seeing how cold it is at the moment.
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