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Hi, from Alexandria, VA. I'm about to post a VIN number of an SLK R171 I'm interested in buying. (It's a 2006 with just over 100k miles) Currently deciding between getting and enjoying it now or saving up and getting an R172 (or r173?) in five years.

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Waiting on the vin :D

Welcome to SLKWorld.com: 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:
http://www.slkworld.com/226839-post1.html

your brochure:
Mercedes Brochure Archive

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
oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen
Post your vin in the Vehicle Datacard Request section to get a free datacard (options on your car).

http://www.slkworld.com/vehicle-data-card/67706-free-how-get-free-datacard.html


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Hi Forman, and welcome from the UK Midlands! :)
 
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Welcome from central Florida.
 
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Welcome from across the river in the swamps of Southern MD! Good luck! If you want a good place to check the vehicle before you buy, I recommend Benz Elite Automotive on Eisenhower. Great techs.
 
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Hi and welcome from Southern England.
 

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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
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Hello neighbor, welcome from inside the Beltway. I hope you find your SLK soon.
 

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Hi, welcome from Scotland. :smile:
 
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