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Just got myself an 06 SLK 200, always been a fan but could never afford the card, much worse repairing a Mercedes in Dubai where there is one exclusive dealers and repairs can cost more than the car.

I put 5000 km on the car very quickly, I would just go drive 100km for the sake of it! Despite being at 145,000 km, no issues came up.

Looking to fix up the car and keep it for a few years till I can afford the next generation.

I am an expat in Dubai, entry level banker, pay is not that great at the start, maybe an SL someday if I don't get replaced by an app someday :)
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thanks to all, and any future posts. Will be looking into the modes Jeff.
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Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland. :smile:
Welcome from North Carolina, USA!
Hi and welcome from the UK Midlands! :)
Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
Welcome from Wirral, England.
Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
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