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#1 Old 06-13-2019
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Hello to all.

Just wanted to say hello. Collected my first MB yesterday after chopping in my 56 plate WRX STI Spec-D that I had owned for 8 years and 1 day !!


So far its a nice place to be in the SLK (despite it doing nothing but raining in the UK where I am), and obviously its a massive departure from the STI. But I look forward to spannering bits of it in the near futhre and doing all (or as much) of my own maintenance as I can.


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Rob welcome from Mersea Island, Essex, UK.


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Hi from London,

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Hi Rob and welcome from Lakeland, Florida USA!

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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Welcome from Gloucester uk
I too came from an Impreza only mine was a 2007 WRX Hawkeye ( mapped to 300bhp )
I went from the Impreza to an R171 350 which I found to be a much better and bizzarly more powerful than the Impreza
Now I have 2012 R172 55 and can say it’s worlds apart from the Impreza and so much better.
Enjoy your SLK.


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Hi Rob,

Welcome from Wirral, England.

Some guides on how to use forum features https://www.slkworld.com/forum-opera...w-threads.html


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!).


This could be you in 12 months: https://www.slkworld.com/rotm-winner...simplyslk.html

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:
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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
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Have a look at SmartTop threads. Brilliant for UK.

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Thanks go to those that post problems, solutions & feedback. It all helps.


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



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Hi Rob, 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. I have done pretty much all my own maintenance. This place is a huge help.
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Hi Rob, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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