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My wife and I picked up a very well-cared for 2005 SLK 350 with a 6 spd M/T earlier this year. Although it is really her car, I have surprised myself with how much fun I have driving it (have always been more of a motorcycle guy...). We were about to pull the trigger on a new 2016 MX-5, as finding a manual shift SLK was proving pretty hard. The right vehicle came along and we have zero regrets.

Great to see such an active support forum as this one here. The SLK is tucked away now for the Canadian winter, looking forward to getting more miles & smiles with it in 2017.

Cheers,
Andy
Calgary, Canada
 

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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from 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/general-discussion/20937-spring-here~gummi-pflege-lube-your-seals-lithium-grease-your-joints-hinges.html#post226839

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


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

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Welcome from Ontario Andy :grin:


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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
 

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