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Hello to all. Joined a little while back, and thought it was time to come out from the shadows and introduce myself. I've taken charge of this rather handsome beast in the pic back in June this year, an early 2004 SLK 350 with the scarcer 10 spoke Algedi 17" wheels. This is my first ever Merc and with it being plenty quick enough and a great ride, as well as it being a bit of a head turner now and then, I'm loving the experience. At just over 88000 miles there should still be plenty of life left in this one, but alas not until I fix the little engine fault that has recently developed, which I will post about in the relevant forum soon.

It's always been fascinating learning about this car from these forums, and I hope to contribute anything new or useful that I may find later on.

 

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Welcome to SLKWorld.com from Northern
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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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Entry is open from the 1st to the 15th of every month. You simply post a reply with 3 photos.
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Premium Member 2008 SLK55 AMG "Mabel"
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Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland. :smile:
 
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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!

owner's and maintenance and Comand manuals & great R171 info:

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/owners_manuals

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/maintenance_manuals

Bill's Den: Documents

Lube those seals:
https://www.slkworld.com/general-discussion/20937-spring-here~gummi-pflege-lube-your-seals-lithium-grease-your-joints-hinges.html#post226839

your brochure:
https://www.slkworld.com/general-discussion/167265-mercedes-brochure-archive.html#post1511249

mods you should do:
smarttop

https://www.slkworld.com/general-discussion/121481-what-smarttop-all-members-keep-talking-about.html

clear side markers
shorty antenna
led license plate bulbs
led parking lights
carbon fiber on the C pillars https://www.slkworld.com/general-modifications-r171/50849-ive-taken-cf-plunge.html
oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen

My mods - See my signature block links below - also check my albums in my profile and my videos in the 'Driving Stories' section

FREE GIFT! Post your vin in the Vehicle Datacard Request section to get a free datacard (options on your car). If looking for a car, get the options before you buy!

https://www.slkworld.com/vehicle-data-card/67706-free-how-get-free-datacard.html


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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:
https://www.slkworld.com/rotm-submissions-voting/
New members are welcome to enter (and they win too!).




Really useful links (thanks to ixions cataloguing)
https://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:
https://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.
https://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
https://www.slkworld.com/forumindex.php#club-regional-discussion-forum
 

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Premium Member 2009 SLK55 AMG
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
 
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Registered 2005 SLK350
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.

Thank you. Was there in Oregon a month ago, and next time I'm there will defo have a go at top-down as it does seem to be a fantastic place for twisty roads and coastline - very similar to here in Pembrokeshire, but we have much narrower roads.
 
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