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Hi Guys

I'm Dave, I live just outside Tenbury Wells here in Worcestershire in the UK.

I own a 2005 SLK 350 7-Tronic Auto in Jasper Blue. I was really impressed with the amount of optional extras on this car including Airscarf, 6 disc changer, telephone integration, Comfort Pack, Entertainment Pack with Navigation, Heating Pack, Premium Pack with Auto Lights/Wipers etc.

I was only intended as a stop gap after having my 350z written off but 3 years later I am still enjoying the mix of open top motoring and motorway business cruising.

Unfortunately, I have been experiencing a few issues that I am hoping my fellow SLK fans will be able to help me with!

Cheers All!

Dave
 

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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from 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:
http://www.slkworld.com/general-discussion/20937-spring-here~gummi-pflege-lube-your-seals-lithium-grease-your-joints-hinges.html#post226839

your brochure:
http://www.slkworld.com/general-discussion/167265-mercedes-brochure-archive.html#post1511249

mods you should do:
smarttop

http://www.slkworld.com/general-discussion/121481-what-smarttop-all-members-keep-talking-about.html

clear or tinted side markers
shorty antenna
led license plate bulbs
led parking lights
carbon fiber on the C pillars http://www.slkworld.com/general-modifications-r171/50849-ive-taken-cf-plunge.html
carbon fiber center caps
oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen

See my mod albums for more ideas

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Hi Dave, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us! :)

We have quite a few members in the UK that like to meet up from time to time. If you're interested in joining us sometime, just keep an eye on the UK Region section, as we post meeting plans there! :tu:

There's a summary post that I maintain for all UK meets here, and links to examples and pictures from this year's past meets are available here.

Finally, we also recently started plotting where our UK members are - check out the thread for that here: SLKWorld UK & Ireland Members and Meeting Points Map

Thanks
Dave
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Hi Dave

Welcome from the Wirral.

Lucky you, you're living close to the heartland of the uk meets social circle.
Donington on the 30th is a great first meet for newbies.

Nice blue by the way.
 

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Hi 'DAVERUK' from 'DaveR.' in Cornwall! Yes, there are a lot of us about.


Welcome to the Awesome Forum - what these guys don't know isn't worth worrying about. So please you are still happy with your SLK - the 'grin factor' seems to last for years!


DaveR.
 

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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
 
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