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#1 Old 03-27-2018
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Hello from Nottinghamshire

Just become the proud owner of my first Mercedes SLK. I've always wanted one and think I have found a keeper.
It's a yr 2000 SLK230 with only 27500 miles on the clock and has been dry stored for about 12 years.
Everything works, there are no signs of rust anywhere and only a few stone chips which have been touched up with a paint pen.
Looking forward to many years of pleasure with this one.
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

We have quite a few members in the UK that like to meet up from time to time (with several of them based around the East Midlands). If you're interested in joining us sometime, just keep an eye on the UK Region section, as we post meeting plans there!

There is a summary post that I maintain for our UK meets here. Links to examples and pictures from last year's meets are available here. We're a friendly group, and always happy to welcome new members at any of our meets.

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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
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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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Hi and Welcome ....

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Hello and welcome, just across the border myself in Melton Mowbray.
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Welcome from Wirral, England.


We have a free to enter monthly competition.
Entry is normally 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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New members are welcome to enter (and they win too!).


Voting is open for the 2018 March Ride of The Month.
PLEASE NOTE :- Voting closes on 31st March.




Really useful links (thanks to ixions cataloguing)
https://www.slkworld.com/general-discussion/354330-links-toparts-assemblies-technical-data-locations-parts-slks.html
https://slk-links.neocities.org/ Includes diy videos.
Spare parts: https://slk-links.neocities.org/EPCLINKS.HTM

A brief guide to the forum and how to get the best from it:
https://www.slkworld.com/new-members-introduce-yourself-here/439993-new-wondering-what-do.html

There's a link to R170/171/172's do it yourself threads under the pic below.




Some useful tips in this section for new and prospective owners.

Worth knowing are reset adaptive learning, check list, Spring is here and what is the SmartTop.
https://www.slkworld.com/general-discussion/
https://slk-links.neocities.org/BUYING.html


The UK has an active meet scene.
Here is a taste of what is coming up and a couple of links to past events to whet your appetite:
https://www.slkworld.com/united-kingdom-region/437417-uk-new-members-spring-2018-a.html#post3587793

Lots in Notts as far as meets and active members.
Doni is popular for brekky.
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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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