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After a couple years of searching off and on, and going through several other vehicles, I was able to buy my first SLK55. Right before I found this one I went to look at one at a local dealer, they were pulling the for sale sticker off the car as I pulled up. Then I was browsing the for sale section on the forum and found a 1 owner, 40k mile, diamond silver for sale in Oregon,(I live in Washington state, about 5 hours North),. I flew there this morning and they met me at the Eugene Oregon airport, about 45 minutes later I was driving home in it, only took 4 hours of smiles with the help of the AMG lol! That was the best 4 hour drive of my life, I'm very pleased with the purchase, and I know the owner was sad to let it go. I've already been in touch with 1 local member, I hope I can meet a few more.
 

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I've only owned it for 4 days and without a doubt it was the right decision. My wife wasn't too sure about it, she wasn't happy when I sold my Mustang GT, but after taking her for a ride in the 55 that all changed, the heated seats, air scarf, and a push of the accelerator was all it took. Thanks for being so welcoming, my only regret is not buying one sooner.
 

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Congratulations, i wanted a 55 but I just didn’t want to fork over the extra $$ for the gas bill every fill-up!
So I got a 350. Tell the truth, my last car is an S2000 and when i first filled up the SLK a couple of times my eyes bulged at the pump, especially here in California. My s2000 has a 10.5 gallon tank and a fill-up was always reasonable! After 18 years with the Honda, I’m very happy with the SLK that I found with 50k and I know you will be too!
A lot of low mileage SLK’s out there!
 

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Congratulations, i wanted a 55 but I just didn’t want to fork over the extra $$ for the gas bill every fill-up!
So I got a 350. Tell the truth, my last car is an S2000 and when i first filled up the SLK a couple of times my eyes bulged at the pump, especially here in California. My s2000 has a 10.5 gallon tank and a fill-up was always reasonable! After 18 years with the Honda, I’m very happy with the SLK that I found with 50k and I know you will be too!
A lot of low mileage SLK’s out there!
High-test fuel is a shade under $8/imp gallon here in London, and my obc says my car averages 15.xx mpg. But you know what?, I don't give a fig, even if I myself have to drink bottom shelf gin and bourbon. :laugh:
 

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High-test fuel is a shade under $8/imp gallon here in London, and my obc says my car averages 15.xx mpg. But you know what?, I don't give a fig, even if I myself have to drink bottom shelf gin and bourbon. :laugh:
Just wait until you are retired! Unless you retire with many millions of pounds! Here we have what i call the working wealthy. You may own a $2 million home but unless you keep working you will have nothing to pay the real estate taxes, gas taxes, breathing taxes, eating taxes. It's just like the Beatles song, Taxman here!
 

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Hey Roscop, did you ever look at the ‘05 55 in Redmond? My brother just bought it a couple of weeks ago and drove it back to Salt Lake City. Same story he immediately fell in love, his wife unsure until she had “the experience”. I love my 32 and am have a hard time not taking it out in our Washington rain!
 
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