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Hello everyone. Just traded my MX-5 2.0 sport for a 2007 280 yesterday. 7G gearbox and the nice 10-spoke wheels in silver. Fantastic car, very impressed, great V6 sounds. 9 years old with 65k miles on the clock and it's almost like new, drives without fault so far :smile:
 

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Administrator 2009 SLK 55 AMG/Founding Member 2006
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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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Super Moderator CA 2012 SLK55 AMG w/P30
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Welcome from Canada :grin:

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Welcome from Northamptonshire. I'm sure someone will be along in a minute to point you in the direction of our UK meets calendar - there are plenty to be found in or near your neck of the woods. This is a great site with a lot of firndly people always able to over advice and insights into the world of the SLK. Enjoy.
 

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Hi Rick, welcome from the Wirral.

Midlands is the main player for meets.
Regulars for Donington breakfasts year round and Notts car café in the summer.

Uk region with a calendar for meets:
United Kingdom Region - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

Feb meet up, deciding on venue at present (I'll post the question in the thread).
http://www.slkworld.com/united-kingdom-region/409274-first-slkworld-meetup-2017-a.html

There's a handy R171 diy link in my signature below.

Please vote for your fellow members (The only politicking allowed on here).
Jan RoTM is polling now.
http://www.slkworld.com/rotm-submissions-voting/408801-vote-here-january-2017-slkworld-com-ride-month-new-post.html

Then on Feb 1st you can enter your own SLK for free.
Just post three pics when it opens.
Keep an eye on this one:
ROTM Submissions & Voting - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

New members have won in the last twelve months :tu:

I do a couple of Cheshire meets. Occasionally around the Middlewich area.
 

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Premium Member 2005 SLK55 AMG
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Hi Tiny Rick, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro! :)

We have quite a few members in the UK that like to meet up from time to time, although things tend to be a little quieter during the winter months. If you're interested in joining us sometime, just keep an eye on the UK Region section, as we post meeting plans there! :tu:

There is a summary post that I maintain for our UK meets ( here ). Links to examples and pictures from last year's meets are available here. We're a friendly group, and always happy to welcome new members at any of our meets.

Finally, we also recently started plotting where our UK members are - check out the thread for that here: SLKWorld UK & Ireland Members and Meeting Points Map

Thank you
Dave
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
 

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Welcome to SLKWorld.com from Northern
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