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Registered 2007 SLK280
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Just purchased my first SLK280 and in fact my first Mercedes. Been driving minivans and SUVs (most recently Acura MDX, Lincoln Navigator, Suburban) for the past 25 years. I'm a retired soccer mom and all four sons are grown and gone. I've paid my dues and it's time for mom to have the car of her dreams!! I'm sure I will have lots of questions. Thanks in advance :)


Administrator 2009 SLK 55 AMG/Founding Member 2006
96,648 Posts
Hi Karen!

Welcome to The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!

owner's and maintenance manuals great R171 info:

later year owner's/maintenance/comand manuals, top right in the link below:
Bill's Den: Documents

Lube those seals:

your brochure:

mods you should do:

clear or tinted side markers
shorty antenna
led license plate bulbs
led parking lights
carbon fiber on the C pillars
carbon fiber center caps
oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen

See my mod albums for more ideas

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Super Moderator 2006 SLK 280
10,880 Posts
Welcome from Northern California

Welcome to the forum Karen.
A mom of 4 boys, you have definitely paid your dues. Enjoy your slk and the forum.

Premium Member 2007 SLK280
195 Posts
Welcome fellow addict!

Premium Member 2009 SLK55 AMG
11,845 Posts
Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

Premium Member 2005 SLK55 AMG
11,404 Posts
Hi Karen, and welcome to from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us! :)

Premium Member 2014 SLK55 AMG
900 Posts
Welcome from Southern Maryland!
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