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New to forum and proud owner of 2002 320 SLK!

Hi everyone! I am a total newbie when it comes to Benz' but bought my first one in July! Its so awesome that I want to learn everything I can about it. I picked up a 2002 320 SLK on a used car lot to replace a Can Am Spyder. VERY glad I did.☺️🐼
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Thanks! Will update everything as soon as I can. I'm new to using forums and not very familiar with the platform. Any help is appreciated!
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Welcome! Don't feel like the Lone Ranger... I'm all new to it too! I bought a 1999 SLK 230 last week and just joined up. The wife and I went on a little road trip the past 2 days and really enjoyed the car. Had the most beautiful top down weather! The heat and humidity have finally tapered off here in North Carolina!
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Welcome Kathryn & Lloyd from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

We are glad you joined SLKWORLD!

We are also glad you & Lloyd joined our Sac. Val. SLK Enthusiasts car group. We also enjoyed your Brother James & Ampy. Can’t wait for our next road trip this Saturday see you guys on Saturday !

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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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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:
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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 October Ride of The Month.
PLEASE NOTE :- Voting closes on October 31st.
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https://slk-links.neocities.org/ Includes diy videos.
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Worth knowing are reset adaptive learning, check list, Spring is here and what is the SmartTop.
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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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