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Hi, it’s 1:00pm in Scotland right now and the sun is shining on edinburgh through the rain.
Got an Slk 200 2003 auto for my young wife’s half century birthday 3 weeks ago as a surprise and fortunately she absolutely loves it. It’s what looks like a rare colour- Cubanite ( darkish silver) 105k miles, everything works, goes great, actually feels like a 3 yr old car, with the usual rust round the arches which hopefully I,ll fix in summer. Paintwork generally very good and shines up great and almost perfect black interior. All for less than £900 private buy locally. Airbag light was on but turned out to be unplugged cable under passenger seat- plugged it in and no more light. I’ve been working on cars for 35 years and do everything myself. Planning to keep well maintained and washed!
Introduced the car just prior to holiday in north Scotland. Fuel economy went from 27mpg to 33mpg on most recent 300 mile check. Mix of town driving,motorway and A road. Think Winter gearbox setting may be most economical and virtually no difference to drive with less revs. Going to change gearbox oil soon too.
Love the car myself but always tell everyone it’s my wife’s! Now if it was a 320........ might be mine:grin.
 

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Welcome and thanks for joining SLKWorld the #1 Mercedes Benz SLK Forum.

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Welcome from Canada :smile:




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Welcome to SLKWorld.com from Northern
California

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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/

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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.
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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.


Voting is open for the 2018 April Ride of The Month.
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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:
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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


The UK has an active meet scene.
Here is a taste of what is coming up and a couple of links to past events to whet your appetite:
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro! :)

We have quite a few members in the UK that like to meet up from time to time. If you're interested in joining us sometime, just keep an eye on the UK Region section, as we post meeting plans there!

There is a summary post that I maintain for our UK meets here. Links to examples and pictures from last year's meets are available here. We're a friendly group, and always happy to welcome new members at any of our meets.

We're also plotting where our UK members are - check out the thread for that here: SLKWorld UK & Ireland Members and Meeting Points Map - Please let me know if you'd like to be added to the map. :tu:

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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
 
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