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New Guy Needs some help with finding a reputable socal shop

Hi Guys!

I am looking to become an owner and found a 2007 slk 55 amg that I test drove yesterday and loved. I went through the checklist I found on this forum, but was hoping you guys knew of a socal shop or a trusted dealership to give the car a thorough inspection, before I made the purchase.

I live near the San Fernando Valley, so any shops in the vicinity would be much appreciated!

Thank you all for your help!
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Welcome to the World’s Premier Mercedes-Benz SLK Community from Valrico, Florida!


Please update your location/vehicle (model and year) in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information.
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Try Independent volvo here in Pasadena (they have a Mercedes shop right next to it), been having them do routine repairs and no complaints whatsoever.
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I found a GREAT place in the valley. MBz motors, 8300 Winnetka Ave Winnetka, California 91306. George was really helpful, honest, and reasonable. I don't really want to post some of the specifics, but lets just say he got a great deal on parts/repair. We've had the '55 there twice for different issues. Both fixed the first time.
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Welcome. We take cars to MB of Calabasas, very close to SFV - their showroom literally faces the 101. The entire staff has been so great we just bought our second Mercedes from them two weeks ago, a CLK350. I had them look over my SLK350 the day after purchase and the only thing they sold me was a spare key, said the car was in great shape. And their customer waiting area is so nice its hard to leave after they give you back your key.
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