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Registered 2010 SLK300
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Hi, I am a new member who have own a R171 for a whole week. It’s a SLK 300 model year 2010. Because I live in the northern parts of Europe, Stockholm Sweden I will just use it during summer period, as former owner also has done. Looking forward for all tips and tricks from all of you.

Administrator 2009 SLK 55 AMG/Founding Member 2006
97,470 Posts
Welcome to 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:

your brochure:
Mercedes Brochure Archive

mods you should do:

clear or tinted side markers
shorty antenna
led license plate bulbs
led parking lights
carbon fiber on the C pillars
oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen
Post your vin in the Vehicle Datacard Request section to get a free datacard (options on your car).

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Premium Member 2018 SLC43
2,714 Posts
Welcome from the UK
I only use My SLK April to November or the odd dry winters day, so sits in a garage tucked up with a dehumidifier (for our damp British winters) the other 5 months....
But I only find My battery lasts a month or so with out charge, so I (& other members) use a CTEK to keep the battery topped up:
Bilbatteri, batteriladdare - Laddare för alla slags fordon | CTEK
I need to post a guide at some point, on how I wired up in My RHD car....

Premium Member 2005 SLK55 AMG
11,405 Posts
Hi and welcome from the UK Midlands! :)

Premium Member 2009 SLK55 AMG
12,064 Posts
Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

Premium Member
1,223 Posts
Welcome from New York.
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