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I'm Doug Garrard, and I took my mother-in-law shopping for a new Honda last weekend. The Mercedes followed me home, and my wife said I could keep it if I let her drive it. WHAT AN AWESOME CAR!

My regular ride is a 2010 Ford Mustang V6 convertible, and my baby is my 1968 Pontiac Bonneville convertible (also pictured below). The SLK 350 makes a great dingy for the Bonneville!

And no, I'm not a US Marine. My father-in-law was making fun of my last name when I started dating his daughter, now my wife for over 33 years!

My wife and I are at that awkward stage in life where our children have left home but we don't have any grand-babies.

Home is Manchester, TN, home of the yearly Bonnaroo music festival and Arnold Engineering Development Center.
 

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Administrator 2009 SLK 55 AMG/Founding Member 2006
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Florida!

No offense, but I eat mustangs daily. (See the Driving Story' section)

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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Welcome from Canada Doug :grin:

Spend that money while you can. Cuz once those babies arrive, well you know where your extra cash is going :wink:

BTW, love the Bonny :tu:

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

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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
 
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