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Hi, Folks.
My name is Bryant located in Portland Oregon and recently purchased my first SLK230 a couple of days ago while racing at Laguna Seca Mazda Raceway in California with Chumpcar World Series.
I purchased a 2002 Kompressor with 160,000 on the clock from a second owner whom owned it for a brief period. She loved it, but unfortunately neglected some service.. That's where my skills arrive! I'm a son of a long term retired mechanic with my youth years spent working with Volkswagen, Audi and Mercedes. I specifically choose the SLK230 just for its powerplant. simple/reliable/economy I plan to create some "get away from the kids" weekends with the wife and tour the west coast.
Should be fun once the car is dialed in.
A photo of the SLK230

Our teams race car 1996 Lexus SC300

The Pre-Race Lineup at Laguna Seca with Chumpcar

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Super Moderator UK SLK 55 AMG 2007
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Hi Bryant,

Welcome from Wirral, England.

Definitely enter RoTM.
An R170, first time poster won recently. It can be done (not the first time on both counts).

Great cars the 230. There's a handy R170 diy link in my signature below.

Your regional threads for meets/local info:
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Tanks for joining, posting an intro and updating your vehicle/location details.
A triple strike on a positive note. :tu:
Your now sentenced to life in SLKs :D

Premium Member 2005 SLK55 AMG
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Premium Member 2009 SLK350
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Welcome from Portland/Clackamas, Oregon. Check out the SLK NW Group under the clubs section of the forum. They are based out of the Seattle area but have events/drives that come down our way at times as well. Also the Beaver State SLK's can be found by going to Tools, Quick Links and lastly Social Groups. Hope to see you out on the road. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.

Super Moderator CA 2012 SLK55 AMG w/P30
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Welcome from Canada Bryant :grin:


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

Our SLK group will be meeting up in Ashland Oregon May 5th,6th & 7th we hope you can join us. See the links below my signature.

Super Moderator 2010 SLK300 2LOOK
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