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Hello all
My names Neil form Nottingham , England
I'am just about to sign on the dotted line for a 2014 250 cdi amg sport , deposit is paid just got to sort out my current car.
whats everyone's thoughts on the Diesel? will I be blacklisted for not having a petrol engine?
Look forward to meeting you all soon.
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Hi Neil,

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

Really useful links (thanks to ixions cataloguing)
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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.

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

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There are 11 pages of members who list 250 CDi.

It is a popular choice in the UK.

We are SLK/SLCers first and foremost.

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Thanks for the welcome , can't wait to get involved.
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Hi Neil, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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Neil welcome from Mersea Island, Essex, UK.


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Hi Neil, 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 Neil and welcome from Lakeland, Florida USA!

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Hi Neil, and welcome from South Australia.
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Hello all
My names Neil form Nottingham , England
I'am just about to sign on the dotted line for a 2014 250 cdi amg sport , deposit is paid just got to sort out my current car.
whats everyone's thoughts on the Diesel? will I be blacklisted for not having a petrol engine?
Look forward to meeting you all soon.
No blacklist from mid-Atlantic USA on diesels. Owned one. Still own another. And while I'm very new to Mercedes, everyone knows a Merc diesel is as good as it gets. Looked at a G-class diesel from the '80s a few years back. Not following through with its purchase still has me placing my heal to my cheek. Bluetec sounds ingenious to this newbie.
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Hi from London,

Welcome aboard!


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Welcome from the South Coast Neil!
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Good to see another member from Nottingham!

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