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Please allow me to introduce myself. For practical purposes I go by the name Roxanne. I live on the Eastern side of the US and after tinkering with old VWs for the last 15 years or so, I decided to delve into the world of MB. A friend of mine, a 60 something YO man who's father was NUTS of Mercedes, has warned me for years not to tangle with them. But here I am. I have an 05 SLK 350 and it is absolutely the nicest car I have ever owned. I never paid attention to MB until I married someone who owns an e320. After driving the car on a several state trip, I thought wow, this thing is very comfortable. I hit a deer in my Mazda, and the ins. company totaled it. Suddenly I found myself without a convertible and started looking. The SLK entered my life and I fell in love all over again. I have looked at this site a few times lately and a recent problem has prompted me to seek the advice of it's members. I feel like I can be an active participant and I look forward to reading through the threads and learning from all of you.
 

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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:
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 the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
 

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Welcome from southern California.
 

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

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Welcome from Northern California

"Relax, " said the night man,
"We are programmed to receive.
You can check-out any time you like,
But you can never leave! "

Welcome to The Hotel SLK :grin:
 

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Welcome from Southern Maryland!
 
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