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#1 Old 09-30-2018
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Just bought a 2000 SLK230 Pre facelift.
Decided with the driving I.m doing lately I.m sick of driving 4wd and work vehicles. Time to buy something that might be fun. Was looking at C200's but I already have a run around Jeep and I like small cars. started looking at 2 door coupes and realized I only need to seats and came across slk230's. Wasn't looking for a convertible but these are best of both worlds. Had to drive it 1300 klm's home and spent a couple of hours with the roof down. Kinda reminded me of when I use to ride GSXR's every where when I was young. Anyway hope to get help with repairs and some mods and hopefully help some others out. ( Auto electrician by trade and a few years of mechanical, electrical and hydraulics in the forklift industry). So G'day from Australia.
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Just bought a 2000 SLK230 Pre facelift.

Decided with the driving I.m doing lately I.m sick of driving 4wd and work vehicles. Time to buy something that might be fun. Was looking at C200's but I already have a run around Jeep and I like small cars. started looking at 2 door coupes and realized I only need to seats and came across slk230's. Wasn't looking for a convertible but these are best of both worlds. Had to drive it 1300 klm's home and spent a couple of hours with the roof down. Kinda reminded me of when I use to ride GSXR's every where when I was young. Anyway hope to get help with repairs and some mods and hopefully help some others out. ( Auto electrician by trade and a few years of mechanical, electrical and hydraulics in the forklift industry). So G'day from Australia.


Hi - I have a 1997 SLK230 and love it - lovely engine and very reliable


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Just rang the original dealer in Sydney to Get the radio security code. Gave them the VIN# and he told me over the phone, Pretty happy with that. Not in a hurry to change the radio just yet. Guess I'll have to remember how to burn a CD again, need to check if it plays mp3 format??
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