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#1 Old 10-07-2018
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New and introducing "rose"

Aloha,
My name is Diane, I have a silver 2003 SLK32 AMG with 75K on the clock.
Her name is Rose (I got her from a dealer in Rosedale CA) we now live on Maui in Hawaii, so we don't get to drive faster than 55 miles ...ever.
In fact most roads are 30 - 45 limits ;>// .... with lots of pot holes.
Last week we ripped a tire on a road which was under repair, yesterday Rose got towed to the shop to have her tire replaced. (photo attached Maui style)
I have had her for almost 10 years and love every drive....she is getting a little glitchy in her old age, I'm hoping by being on this forum I may be able to keep the cost of repairs down !!
I look forward to following everyones tips and experiences....
Mahalo!
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Would love to have an SLK on the road to Hanna. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Hi Diane,

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Enjoy Maui, its a beautiful place.

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Diane welcome from Mersea Island, Essex, UK.


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Welcome from Wirral, England.



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Hi Diane and Rose, welcome from the UK to a fellow newbie
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