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Hi from the great state of South Carolina!
I recently retired my trusty convertible Mustang and acquired an adoreable 2006 SLK 350. So far I'm enjoying my cute little car!
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Florida!

owner's and maintenance and Comand manuals & great R171 info:

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https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/servi...enance_manuals

Bill's Den: Documents

Lube those seals:
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your brochure:
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mods you should do:
smarttop

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clear side markers
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carbon fiber on the C pillars https://www.slkworld.com/general-modi...cf-plunge.html
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List of Useful SLK Links >https://slk-links.neocities.org/Links.html

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Welcome from Little River, SC.

We have a NC/SC SLK Owners Group that gets together around every 3 months for a Saturday of enjoying our SLK's as a group. No fees or dues just what you have for lunch. Our get together is a way to pick up some good tips on your SLK.

If you or anyone else interested in joining us just email us for more info.

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On this forum under the heading of US South East Regions look for posts on NC/SC Group meets for pictures of past meets. On Facebook under NC/SC SLK Group

Good way to meet others and learn about SLK's by talking to other owners.

Come out and join us.

You did not say where in SC you live. If in the Grand Strand area have an indy that is great and will save you money on repairs. Email me for more info on indy.

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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 Vicki,


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:
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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.
General Discussion - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum
https://slk-links.neocities.org/BUYING.html

You can find your region by scrolling down the page on this link
Mercedes Benz SLK Forum - A Mercedes Benz Discussion Forum
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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!
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Thanks for the warm welcome!

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone!
And definitely will check into the local club.
I'm around an hour South of the Greenville area of SC.
But have friends and family scattered around North and South Carolina. LOL
By looking at the pix of some of the beautiful cars posted, I'm tempted to do something to make mine stand out more. LOL
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