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I have been a 'Benz guy since the mid 70's. Even Pro Rallied a 250 back in the '70's. Current fleet that I do 100% of the maintenance / resto on are 1998 SLK230 auto (262K miles), 1999 SLK230 manual (just purchased 117K miles), 1989 300TE (400K+ miles, odo dead for years), 1990 560SEL (250K, odo also recently deceased) and a long delayed 1974 SLC Rally Car project that I will likely sell real cheap. Other vehicles include a '67 E-Type coupe, '68 MGB, '71 Eldo Convert, '90 XJ-S V 12 convert, '47 International KB-1 street rod, '60 MGA I have had since 1975 and a '93 Wrangler 4-cyl 5-speed. I won't even talk about the motorcycles...... Fortunately my wife enjoys the cars and associated characters as much as I do!
 

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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/

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.
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Super Moderator CA 2012 SLK55 AMG w/P30
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Welcome from Canada :smile:




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Super Moderator UK SLK 55 AMG 2007
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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:
http://www.slkworld.com/rotm-submissions-voting/
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.
PLEASE NOTE :- Voting closes on April 30th 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.
http://www.slkworld.com/general-discussion/
https://slk-links.neocities.org/BUYING.html


You can find your region by scrolling down the page on this link
http://www.slkworld.com/forumindex.php#club-regional-discussion-forum

Nothing better than a couple of Mercs in the driveway:
 

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Premium Member 2005 SLK55 AMG
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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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Premium Member 2009 SLK55 AMG
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
 
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