New to the forum and SLK's - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

New Members Introduce Yourself Here New members come here first! This is where you can create a new topic to introduce yourself and tell us who you are. Please update your user profile and tell us about your car and add photos.

 13Likes
  • 10 Post By davidsl500
  • 1 Post By jbanks15
  • 1 Post By Avel Du
  • 1 Post By WoZ53
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
#1 Old 22 Hours Ago
Registered Users
 
davidsl500's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: Derbyshire
Vehicle: R172 250CDI SLK Indium Gray metallic, 2012
Other Toys: R129 SL500 gone but not forgotten...
Posts: 1
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
(Thread Starter)
New to the forum and SLK's

Hi all,

I am a long time Mercedes enthusiast having owned an R129 SL500 for 14 years which I have now sold and replaced it with a lovely R172 250CDI SLK. It's got a pretty decent spec with pano roof, Nappa leather electric memory seats with heaters, power fold mirrors, Becker Sat Nav, parktronic and other things I've forgotten or haven't discovered as yet!

I'm looking forward to joining in and hopefully won't be asking to many questions !
Attached Images
File Type: jpg R172-3.jpg (86.0 KB, 3 views)
davidsl500 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 Old 22 Hours Ago
Super Moderator/Founding Member

 
jbanks15's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Valrico, Florida
Vehicle: 2009 SLK 55 AMG Kleemann Supercharger, ECU tune, Headers and LSD, CF Diffuser
Posts: 90,209
Country:
Chats: 38
Mentioned: 437 Post(s)
Tagged: 5 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6416 Post(s)
Thanks: 3,216
Thanked 10,951 Times in 8,317 Posts
Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Florida!


https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/servi...owners_manuals

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/servi...enance_manuals

mods you should do:
smarttop

https://www.slkworld.com/general-dis...ing-about.html

Lube those seals:
https://www.slkworld.com/general-dis...tml#post226839

Your brochure:
https://www.slkworld.com/general-dis...ml#post1511249


Free Gift!: Post your vin in the Vehicle Datacard Request section to get a free datacard (options on your car).

https://www.slkworld.com/vehicle-dat...-datacard.html



Thank you
Jeff
Founding Member/Super Moderator
davidsl500 likes this.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeff, US Army Master Sergeant Retired
2009 SLK 55 AMG Black/Black
Kleemann Supercharger thread here:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Kleemann ECU Tune, headers and downpipes thread here:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Albums:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

ClearBra
OEM MB Plexiglass Draught Stop
Smarttop version 3.22
Previous - 02 SLK 320, 05 SLK 350
jbanks15 is online now  
#3 Old 22 Hours Ago
Moderator/RoTMorganiser

 
Avel Du's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Wirral, England
Vehicle: 2007 SLK55AMG
Other Toys: 2009 SLK 350 (Bluebadger), MK I Nissan Murano (2008), Honda VFR 800 FiW (1998), CB400four f2 (1978)
Posts: 22,151
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 246 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2185 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,896
Thanked 1,414 Times in 1,301 Posts
Garage
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:
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
davidsl500 likes this.

Myk
(Moderator/Ride of the Month Coordinator)


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


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


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


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



Useful R170 diy:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Useful R171 diy:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Useful R172 diy:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Avel Du is online now  
 
#4 Old 22 Hours Ago
Moderator

 
WoZ53's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Eureka, California
Vehicle: 2006 280 SLK Caspian Blue Metallic
Posts: 9,213
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 93 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 378 Post(s)
Thanks: 516
Thanked 2,125 Times in 1,050 Posts
Garage


Welcome to SLKWorld.com from Northern
California



List of Useful SLK Links >https://slk-links.neocities.org/Links.html

PARTS Information on Mercedes SLK R170 R171 R172 >https://slk-links.neocities.org/

https://www.slkworld.com/vehicle-data...-datacard.html
<---------------------


We have a free to enter monthly competition.
Entry is 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 favorite.
Here's the main thread:
<---------------------

ROTM Submissions & Voting - Mercedes
Benz SLK Forum
davidsl500 likes this.

Welcome to the forum
Where search is your friend
and the info never ends



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Tim Wozny/ WoZ
Eureka,CA
WoZ53 is online now  
#5 Old 21 Hours Ago
Moderator

 
LeonardoDaBenz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Near Toronto, Ontario
Vehicle: 2012 SLK55 AMG "SCHWARZIE"
Other Toys: Magnum RT and an ugly Civic
Posts: 9,692
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 60 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1007 Post(s)
Thanks: 345
Thanked 570 Times in 531 Posts
Garage
Welcome from Canada


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



LEN

(Moderator)

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give
you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.”


Herbert Bayard Swope
LeonardoDaBenz is online now  
#6 Old 20 Hours Ago
Registered Users
 
2SLKs_for fun's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: Western North Carolina
Vehicle: (2) 1999 slk230 sport
Other Toys: 2004 ml350
Posts: 5
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Thanks: 3
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Hi and welcome from western North Carolina, USA
2SLKs_for fun is offline  
#7 Old 20 Hours Ago
Premium Member
 
Dave54's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Portland, Oregon
Vehicle: 2009 SLK 350
Posts: 17,090
Country:
Chats: 2
Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 80 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,525
Thanked 1,317 Times in 1,209 Posts
Garage
Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Dave54 is offline  
#8 Old 17 Hours Ago
Premium Member
 
MartinatMersea's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Mersea Island Essex & Goonhavern Cornwall
Vehicle: 2012 SLK55, Iridium Silver, Bengal Red Leather. Sold 2010 SLK350 Obsidian Black
Other Toys: Volvo 480 Turbo, Various Gadgets
Posts: 4,651
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 131 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 340 Post(s)
Thanks: 104
Thanked 413 Times in 309 Posts
Garage
Welcome from Mersea Island, Essex, UK.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Martin

Mods:
CKS Bonnet/Hood Fins
AMG Grill Badge
STHFMZ2 SmartTop v1.52
MartinatMersea is offline  
#9 Old 17 Hours Ago
Premium Member

 
Mugs's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Gloucester, uk
Vehicle: 2012 SLK55 AMG, Calcite white with Bengal red leather, AMG performance pack.
Other Toys: BMW X3 3.0i Msport & Subaru Impreza wrx 1994 (auto)
Posts: 2,272
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 29 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 110 Post(s)
Thanks: 28
Thanked 143 Times in 101 Posts
Welcome from Gloucester uk


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


SLK55 AMG - ‘Valkyrie’
Mugs is offline  
#10 Old 16 Hours Ago
AND MABEL

 
DAVIETHESCAFF's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Barrhead
Vehicle: 2008 AMG 55
Posts: 13,014
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 148 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 585 Post(s)
Thanks: 2,951
Thanked 1,013 Times in 857 Posts
Garage
Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
.........Happiness is not getting what you want, it's wanting what you have.........Daviethescaff
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
DAVIETHESCAFF is offline  
#11 Old 11 Hours Ago
Premium Member
 
hasontour's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: london
Vehicle: slk 200 2006
Posts: 13,496
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 37 Post(s)
Thanks: 298
Thanked 752 Times in 739 Posts
Hi from London,

Welcome aboard!


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
hasontour is offline  
#12 Old 10 Hours Ago
Registered Users
 
Splooter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Vehicle: 2006 SLK280
Posts: 22
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Thanks: 2
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Hello and welcome from Vancouver, Canada


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Splooter is offline  
#13 Old 8 Hours Ago
Premium Member

 
LIL DON SLK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Sacramento, California
Vehicle: 2009 SLK 55 AMG White 8 cylinder
Posts: 10,424
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 14 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 142 Post(s)
Thanks: 881
Thanked 541 Times in 500 Posts
Garage
Hi David, Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

Don Owen AKA LIL DON SLK
916/489-6936

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.





To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


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.
LIL DON SLK is offline  
#14 Old 5 Hours Ago
Moderator

 
simplyslk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Lakeland, Florida
Vehicle: 2010 SLK300 2LOOK Edition
Other Toys: '13 GLK350
Posts: 13,163
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 88 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 231 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,534
Thanked 3,755 Times in 1,949 Posts
Garage
Hi and welcome from Lakeland, Florida USA!


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication
_________________________________________

Marykay
Moderator

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Performance Modifications by Kleemann K2 with Piecha Power Converter
Wheels and Suspension by Brabus, Custom Big Brake Kit by Ceika
Body Styling, Lighting and Convenience by Piecha, ///AMG, Xclusive Car Concepts, Chrome-tec, WindRestrictor, Mods4Cars



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Sold...2001 SLK320 'Sweet Pea'
simplyslk is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Mercedes Benz SLK Forum > General Discussion about Mercedes Benz SLKs > New Members Introduce Yourself Here

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Upload your files to MEGAUPLOAD
Upload your images to ImageShack

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes Benz SLK Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List




Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 

Clubs, Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.