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clariwee last won the day on December 13 2018

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About clariwee

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    W176 Pre-FL A200, R171 FL SLK200

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  1. http://mcfauto.com.sg/ They are the official distributor. I'm interested to get one too. See if we can gather enough interest for a group buy. Last year the SLK group organised one but I didn't plan to get it back then.
  2. My W176 A200 had loss of turbo boost issue due to faulty turbo actuator. Can bring your car to Chip Soon to diagnose if it's the same issue. They have done quite a no of actuator replacements according to the mechanic.
  3. Mine started as an intermittent issue before becoming more regular. No fixed scenario when it will happen. Can be just cruising happily and suddenly lost power.
  4. Exact same symptoms. Went to Chip Soon to have it checked. The turbo actuator was leaking so got it changed and the problem was resolved. Fyi, before I went to CS, I went to 2 other workshops and both recommended to change the whole turbo. Went to CS for 3rd opinion and they saved me a fortune.
  5. Rims sold. Thanks for all the interests!
  6. Tyres sold separately. Left with rims. $900 slightly negotiable.
  7. Price reduced to $1200 for rims & tyres together. PM to deal.
  8. I am opened to selling the tyres separately as I currently have an offer for rims only. Please PM me your price if you are interested in 4 x Falken Azenis 453, 225/35/R19 (used for 1 month only and traveled 500+km).
  9. Bro, can i have your contact or you call me at 96645633

  10. Rims are not staggered. Price negotiable.
  11. Selling 19" Gunmetal Rims only. No kerb rash at all. Rims : Offset ET35, 19 x 8.5j Looking for $900. $800. PM me if interested.
  12. Hi, I'm considering getting a 2008 SLK200. Understand that there are 2 versions - 160 bhp and 181 bhp. Search the Internet and if my understanding is correct, the face-lift version have both engine variants. Anyone can advise how to differentiate between them visually or otherwise? Thanks in advanced!
  13. Going to have it check over the weekend. Hopefully not so serious in my case. *Fingers crossed*
  14. Anyone can recommend a reliable and reasonably priced workshop that can diagnose and repair turbo issue? Sent my car to C&C last week for recall campaign. Was told that the diagnostics flagged out an issue with the Turbo. Still can drive but was recommended to make a separate appointment to repair it. Last evening I felt a sudden lost of power and the car behaved like a NA car i.e. no turbo kicked in when down shift, just rev up and acceleration was slow. After I stopped at the traffic junction, the turbo came back again when moving off. Anyone encountered similar problem before?
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