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#1 Old 10-26-2018
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Hello to all

This is my first post. My name is Keith, and I live in Jupiter, Florida USA. I acquired a silver 2001 SLK 320 about two years ago. Very good shape mechanically, but in need of some TLC with the interior. The has been my “learning” car. Three weeks ago, I acquired a blue 2002 SLK 320 with 43,000 miles. Other than some small paint blemishes, you would think this car is brand new. It’s my new prize! I look forward to interacting with many of you as we share our enthusiasm for all things SLK.

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Hi Keith, welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Canada!

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Hi Keith and welcome from Ontario, Canada.
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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 Keith, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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Hi Keith, welcome and greatings from Antwerp, Belgium!
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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.



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

You can find your region by scrolling down the page on this link
https://www.slkworld.com/forumindex....scussion-forum

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



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Welcome from just West of London, England
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Welcome from SC! Two SLK's eh? I just got my first and am ready to put it back together. How's the weather down there? I bet your top stays down year round.
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