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#1 Old 09-10-2018
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Having just changed jobs and with years of having diesel company car I decided to look for a car which would be fun to drive and own.
Hence, I bought a R170 2001 320 in silver with 90K on the clock. The best decision ever, as it is a delight to drive. It has the usually bit of rust around the panel edge and the “wood” trim around the gear lever has lifted and I need glue it down (any tips please?) but other than that it is good order.
I live in Bournemouth UK and I was wondering if there were any other member in this town.
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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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New members are welcome to enter (and they win too!).
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I live in Bournemouth UK and I was wondering if there were any other member in this town.
We're not living there yet, but we're down there (well, north of Ringwood) fairly frequently, usually in Silkie but if we're out with our daughter then we hide in a 5-series. I'll keep an eye out for you when we're in the vicinity!

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Welcome from North Hampshire - Also enjoy visiting the New Forest & Bournemouth area

There are quite a few members around the Hampshire area - If You know somewhere that does a good breakfast & has a decent car park, We could organise a SLK meet near the sea
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