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Registered 2005 SLK350
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Hi folks and thanks for the warm welcome.

My name is Paul and I've owned Mercedes, on and off, for nearly 50 years. The first was a 1965 220S that I bought in '67 and drove for 12 years. For the past three years I've been driving a 2010 GLK350 and had spent the last six months or so wanting to add something a bit sportier. Found a 2005 SLK350 a few weeks back that ticked all the right boxes for me with just under 40K miles, smoke free, clean inside and out, smoke free, and red. So, now I own 2 Mercedes and, aside from being old enough that I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry at the SLK being called a roadster, I'm totally happy with both.


Administrator 2009 SLK 55 AMG/Founding member 2006
94,940 Posts
Welcome to 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:

your brochure:

mods you should do:

clear or tinted side markers
shorty antenna
led license plate bulbs
led parking lights
carbon fiber on the C pillars
carbon fiber center caps
oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen

See my mod albums for more ideas

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Super Moderator CA 2012 SLK55 AMG w/P30
12,451 Posts
Welcome from Canada Paul :grin: Good to know you survived Matthew by being able to sign up here.

Premium Member 2005 SLK55 AMG
11,404 Posts
Hi Paul, and welcome to from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us! :)

Premium Member 2009 SLK55 AMG
11,486 Posts
Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

Be sure to check out the SLK events in the Carolinas under events here on SLKWORLD.

Premium Member 2013 SLK250
2,350 Posts
Welcome from Little River, SC.

We have a NC/SC SLK Owners Group that gets together around every 3 months for a Saturday of enjoying our SLK's as a group. No fees or dues just what you have for lunch. Our get together is a way to pick up some good tips on your SLK.

If you or anyone else interested in joining us just email us for more info.

[email protected]

On this forum under the heading of US South East Regions look for posts on NC/SC Group meets for pictures of past meets. On Facebook under NC/SC SLK Group

Good way to meet others and learn about SLK's by talking to other owners.

Come out and join us.

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