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#1 Old 09-21-2018
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I live in the north east of England some may not get my top down much! Recently bought 2015 SLK 300 after the demise of my clk 320 cdi. Looking forward to finding out about all the do’s and don’ts of this model on this forum. First mod might be an exhaust any info would be appreciated.
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#2 Old 09-21-2018
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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 September Ride of The Month.
PLEASE NOTE :- Voting closes on September 30th.
https://www.slkworld.com/rotm-submis...ide-month.html

Really useful links (thanks to ixions cataloguing)
https://www.slkworld.com/general-dis...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.
https://www.slkworld.com/general-discussion/
https://slk-links.neocities.org/BUYING.html


The UK has an active meet scene.
Here is a taste of what is coming up and a couple of links to past events to whet your appetite:
https://www.slkworld.com/united-king...ml#post3587793

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



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Welcome from Canada

Thanks for the intro


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Welcome, I am also NE from near Hexham

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


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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, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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Welcome from a wet North Hampshire

Your 2015 SLK 300 is quite a rare car, with only about ~175 R172/300's registered in the UK...!!
>> Details; https://www.howmanyleft.co.uk/vehicl...t_auto#!newreg
(After the R172/SLK350 V6 engine was dropped for MY 2015/2016... )
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Welcome from a wet North Hampshire

Your 2015 SLK 300 is quite a rare car, with only about ~175 R172/300's registered in the UK...!!
>> Details; https://www.howmanyleft.co.uk/vehicl...t_auto#!newreg
(After the R172/SLK350 V6 engine was dropped for MY 2015/2016... )
Thanks for the info didn't realise love it even more now it's rare


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