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I’m looking for an SLK R170 or R171. Had a 1999 yrs ago. Now that I’m retired looking for an SLK again
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Please update your location and vehicle (Put Looking!)(year?: 1996-2017,
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James! Put 'looking' for 'vehicle'
update your 'location'. Everyone has a location!

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

First please update your location and vehicle (Put Looking!)(year?: 1996-2018, model?: 32, 43, 200, 230, 250, 280, 300, 320, 350, 55) in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information if you haven’t. This takes about 30 seconds to do.

Follow exactly to update: ‘Usercp’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘location’ and ‘vehicle’. Info in your garage does not update your profile.

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I’m looking for an SLK R170 or R171. Had a 1999 yrs ago. Now that I’m retired looking for an SLK again
Welcome to the forums

You don't specify exactly what you are after and in addition to all the cars out in the wild, there is a R170 for sale here by another forum user. A cherised example at a very good price IMO. For the record, I have no vested interest in the car just that it is a good example and well looked after. Nothing like buying a treasured car that has been loved.

Give it a look :-

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-cars-sal...e-%A32995.html
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Welcome from North Carolina? Good luck with the search......patience is a virtue!


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Welcome from Wirral, England.


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First please update your location and vehicle
(Put Looking!)(year?: 1996-2017, model?: 32, 200, 230, 250, 280, 300,320,350,55)
in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information.
This takes about 30 seconds to do.


Follow exactly to update:
‘Usercp’ at the top of page,
then ‘edit your details’ on the left side,
‘additional information’ near the bottom,
edit your ‘location’ and ‘vehicle’.
Info in your garage does not update your profile.


The reason that we ask you to update vehicle/location details
is to save repeating the same information every time that you ask a question.

Also, this site is truly worldwide. That can matter when you ask for help and information.

Are you looking for a bonnet, or a hood, a boot, or a trunk? Makes a difference.

Driving on the left, or the right?








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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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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 :- Voting closes on April 30th 4:00 pm edt.





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



You can find your region by scrolling down the page on this link
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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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Welcome! I love the hunt to find the perfect car. I usually spend months looking and end up traveling quite the distance to get my "perfect" car.
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Good luck!

Sounds just like me last year. Went looking for a nice SLK with not too big an engine. Ended up with a 2006 350! Haven't regretted it once. Well maybe paying the Ł500+ for road tax- ouch! Hope you get a good one. My tip- test EVERYTHING before you buy and drive it lots during the warranty period if you get one!
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Sounds just like me last year. Went looking for a nice SLK with not too big an engine. Ended up with a 2006 350! Haven't regretted it once. Well maybe paying the Ł500+ for road tax- ouch! Hope you get a good one. My tip- test EVERYTHING before you buy and drive it lots during the warranty period if you get one!


I pay full bifta tax but using monthly direct debit and if I squint my eyes it ain't too bad.


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

First please update your profile with your location and vehicle year and model (put something like "Looking for an SLK R170 or R171" for now), if you haven’t already done so, as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information.
Follow this to update: ‘User CP’ at the top of page, then ‘edit your details’ on the left side, ‘additional information’ near the bottom, edit your ‘location’ and ‘vehicle’ (and then click ‘SAVE CHANGES’ button at the bottom of the page). Info in your garage does not update your profile.


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