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#1 Old 12-12-2018
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Welcome from Brisbane

Hey everyone, Pete here from Brisbane Australia.

Proud owner of an SLK 200 (R170 2003), black with an AMG bodykit.

Minor tinkerer, had to replace the roof seals and installed a double din android head unit.

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G'day Pete from Bribie Island. If you check out australian-roll-call-calling-all-qld-slk-owners there's a group of about a dozen of us get together every couple of months for a spirited drive to a fantastic lunch venue. Nice people, fun roads, yummy food, great cars. We also have a Facebook group and you'll find details on page 13 in the roll call post.
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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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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.
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https://slk-links.neocities.org/ Includes diy videos.
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There's a link to R170/171/172's do it yourself threads under the pic below.

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Worth knowing are reset adaptive learning, check list, Spring is here and what is the SmartTop.
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Hi Pete. Welcome to the Forum from another Brisbanite. Hope to see you on one of our runs in the New Year.
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Welcome from an ex Wellington Point resident. I had a SLK 350 (R172) there. Great place to be driving a convertible.
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