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Thanks for adding me as a new SLK World member! I live in Oulu, Finland (I know, a bit north for a roadster...) and bought my first SLK a couple of months ago. Can't wait for the snow to melt!

The car is a 1999 SLK 230 Kompressor, R170.447 (pre-facelift). The previous owner has done some work on it, like installing a lowered suspension and a Raid steering wheel; let's see if I'm going to do something about those in the future. I kinda would like the car to be pretty much original. Also, it has some minor glitches (driver side windshield wipers not working quite well and the cabin heater fan sometimes stopping). I'll probably be asking some questions and assistance regarding those in the future :)

Anyway, glad to be here!

Petri
 

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Welcome from Chippenham, Wiltshire.

I spent a little time working in Finland; whilst I can imagine winter isn't ideal for driving a roadster, I can't imagine a more beautiful place to drive one in the summer.
 

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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
 

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Hi Petri, and welcome from the UK Midlands! :)
 
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