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Hi from South West Scotland . I'm looking to buy an SLK as a change from my usual Audi TT;s , I want a convertible and the Audi ones don't really do it for me . Will be searching this forum for tips on buying , I'm fairly handy with a spanner and do my own servicing /repairs etc . The 350 or 280 is what I'm after with auto box and pre 2006 .I've seen a 350 on ebay that has the paddle gear change on the steering wheel when in sport mode....any advice on this much appreciated . I am currently running an A180cdi auto which is great but I would like a bit more fun ...Thanks in advance ...Kip
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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:

mods you should do:

clear or tinted side markers
shorty antenna
led license plate bulbs
led parking lights
carbon fiber on the C pillars
carbon fiber center caps
oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen
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welcome from Nottingham

Good luck with the search.
don't forget to look at a 55>:D
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Welcome from North Carolina!
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Welcome from Wirral, England.

There's a cracking car buying thread on here.
Covers new and used.

Where did you say that chill was, again? Might need some troos.
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Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland. :smile:
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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Hi from London,

Welcome aboard!
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And welcome from another UK ex TT newbie
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Hi and welcome from SW Florida, USA
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Hi Kip, and welcome from the UK Midlands! :)
I am a new member also, and have been able to use this forum for several issues already.
I got my first Mercedes a few weeks ago, 2002 SLK230 Kompressor, if you are looking for a convertible, I love the hard top.
Hello and welcome Good luck with the search

jnc1948 Charlotte NC USA
Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
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