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Hi guys, been around for six years now, lurking in the background, received a pm saying its about time I did an intro so here it is. I have a SRT6 and finally got rid of my MGTF and brought a SLK230K 2002, got a slight technical hitch with the central locking so been searching for the pneumatic diagram which I found via a link from here, hopefully an easy fix.
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As I only do 300 miles a year in the SRT6 and have exceeded that in the SLK in a week, they do indeed need to be the other way around.
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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 guys, been around for six years now, lurking in the background, received a pm saying its about time I did an intro so here it is.
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I bet I know who that pm was from!

Nice ride!
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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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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:
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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.
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https://slk-links.neocities.org/BUYING.html


The UK has an active meet scene.
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

I'm in Leicestershire too (Leicester Forest East, near Leicester) - where are you?

We have quite a few members in the UK that like to meet up from time to time. 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.

We're also plotting where our UK members are - check out the thread for that here: SLKWorld UK & Ireland Members and Meeting Points Map - Please let me know if you'd like to be added to the map.

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I'm in Leicestershire too (Leicester Forest East, near Leicester) - where are you?
Thanks for the info, I work in Leicester but live in Melton Mowbray.
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