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#1 Old 04-02-2018
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New member intro - Grr8slk

Last year we bought a 2006 SLK 280 with only 38K miles. Had to have some repairs done by MB and it was expensive. Worried about what else might be waiting to need work. Over the winter we looked for a newer version and found a 2014 SLK Florida car with only 8K. Stayed with Mars Red and black leather interior, but had to give up navigation and dual temp controls. Such is life. Beautiful car and smooth ride. Found out it was painted under warranty by MB at an MB dealer and that caused some concern, but it is just like a brand new car. Will only be drive for summer months in NE Ohio, but last year it was beautiful through November so may be we will be lucky every year.
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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.
Here's the main thread:
ROTM Submissions & Voting - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum
New members are welcome to enter (and they win too!).
March winner (an R170) joined Summer 2017 and had only 6 posts at the time of winning.
Newbies can win.


Voting is open for the 2018 April Ride of The Month.
PLEASE NOTE :- Entry closes on 15th April.




Really useful links (thanks to ixions cataloguing)
https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...arts-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-...g-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.
General Discussion - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum
https://slk-links.neocities.org/BUYING.html

OH:- U.S. Midwest Region - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum


There's several threads on Mars Red blistering.


You may be able to use the diys to reactivate/upgrade the electronics you've had issues with.

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Thanks go to those that post problems, solutions & feedback. It all helps.


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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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Red paint: Mercedes Benz SLK Forum - Search Results for Paint issue

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Thanks go to those that post problems, solutions & feedback. It all helps.


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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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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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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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