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I had R170 SLK200 - OMG.. I have bought a car as 13 yo car.. I was having it for 3 years and sold it as 16 yo.. but.. BUT!!!!


it was THE BEST 3 YEARS in my life regarding having a car! SO MUCH FUN! (I'm from easter Europe so even 13yo SLK was MAGNET in my country, what I didn't know but have found out shortly after buy..)


now.. it's time to change.. R170 was already sold and I just love R172.. design and all..


any tips for good buy a second hand one..? From 2014 the roof is ok, right?

but what about earlier years? how to be sure that glass roof in 2013 is already after modification and no leaks..?


what about other issues..? what to look for..?
 

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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Florida!

Paint issues. use search :D


https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/owners_manuals

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/maintenance_manuals

mods you should do:
smarttop

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

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


Free Gift!: Post your vin in the Vehicle Datacard Request section to get a free datacard (options on your car).

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Welcome from Wirral, England.

We have a free to enter monthly competition.
Entry is normally open from the 1st to the 15th of every month. You simply post a reply with 3 photos.
After the 15th we usually open a poll for members to vote on their favourite.
Here's the main thread:
ROTM Submissions & Voting - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum
New members are welcome to enter (and they win too!).
March winner (an R170) joined Summer 2017 and had only 6 posts at the time of winning.
Newbies can win.


Entry is open for the 2018 May Ride of The Month.
PLEASE NOTE :- Entry closes on May 15th 4:00 pm edt.​







Really useful links (thanks to ixions cataloguing)
http://www.slkworld.com/general-discussion/354330-links-toparts-assemblies-technical-data-locations-parts-slks.html
https://slk-links.neocities.org/ Includes diy videos.
Spare parts: https://slk-links.neocities.org/EPCLINKS.HTM

A brief guide to the forum and how to get the best from it:
http://www.slkworld.com/new-members-introduce-yourself-here/439993-new-wondering-what-do.html

There's a link to R170/171/172's do it yourself threads under the pic below.




Some useful tips in this section for new and prospective owners.

Worth knowing are reset adaptive learning, check list, Spring is here and what is the SmartTop.
General Discussion - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum
https://slk-links.neocities.org/BUYING.html



You can find your region by scrolling down the page on this link
Mercedes Benz SLK Forum - A Mercedes Benz Discussion Forum
 

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Welcome to SLKWorld.com from Northern
California

:burnout::Beer:

List of Useful SLK Links >https://slk-links.neocities.org/Links.html

PARTS Information on Mercedes SLK R170 R171 R172 >https://slk-links.neocities.org/

http://www.slkworld.com/vehicle-data-card/67706-free-how-get-free-datacard.html
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We have a free to enter monthly competition.
Entry is open from the 1st to the 15th of every month. You simply post a reply with 3 photos.
After the 15th we usually open a poll for members to vote on their favorite.
Here's the main thread:
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ROTM Submissions & Voting - Mercedes
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and best of luck with your search.
 

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Welcome from Lakeland, Florida.

Good luck and have fun shopping!
 

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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
 

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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro! :)
 
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