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#1 Old 04-15-2018
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Hi everyone! I am Tony from Bradenton, Florida. Recently moved here after retirement. I own a 2003 SLK 230 which I recently bought so that I can explore all that Florida has to offer.

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Tony!!! See my message about our April 28th meet in Plant City! Please sign up!

Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Florida!

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List of Useful SLK Links >https://slk-links.neocities.org/Links.html

PARTS Information on Mercedes SLK R170 R171 R172 >https://slk-links.neocities.org/

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


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Hi Tony, welcome from Northamptonshire, England.


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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:
https://www.slkworld.com/rotm-submissions-voting/
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 :- Voting closes on April 30th 4:00 pm edt.





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


You can find your region by scrolling down the page on this link
https://www.slkworld.com/forumindex.php#club-regional-discussion-forum

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



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Cool Just in time!

Hi and welcome from Lakeland, FL!

Living in Florida and joining the forum has special perks! We have a very active and fun Florida SLK Group and you’ll definitely want to join us.

Upcoming Spring Meet...

https://www.slkworld.com/u-s-florida/...ml#post4228714

Our last meet at https://www.slkworld.com/u-s-florida/...r-gardens.html brought the SLK die hard members out in the rain!

Check out all our meets at...

U.S. Florida - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

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A 2004 SLK owner here, let’s enjoy the ride.
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Hi Tony, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

Florida has special events & perks go to one of their events, plus you’ll get to meet jbanks15 & simplyslk

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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 Tony, welcome from The East of England..
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Hi Tony, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland


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