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Me and my SLK200

I am not much of a new member as I have joined some years ago, I am revitalizing my membership.
Greetings to all from sunny Malta (EU).
I am now 70 years old and counting, I can still get in the car without complaining.I have a 2005 SLK200 compressor. The colour is Iridium silver with red leather seats.
Latest news about my car:
I have some water leakage from one of the windows and I have used the NEXTZETT which I found suggested in one of the threads, where the user said it works fine. Now I am waiting for the rains to come to see for myself.

I have had the bumper fixed recently as it was split at the bottom when parking head on to a pavement (now I am parking in reverse). My panel beater made a very good job of it and am very happy with the result .

Now I am having fitted a reverse and front camera.The front camera is only needed to see the white line of the parking box, as our wardens are very keen to give one a ticket if you are not parked within the markers. the reverse camera, I want it because I have a Volvo XC60 with a reverse camera and when I am in the SLK I just keep looking at the radio even though I have the parking sensors whining.
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Thank you for the invitation but I live very far away across the ocean in Malta (EU) in the middle of the Mediterranean.

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