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'03 ML 350 W 163

Just bought it with 123k. Took it skiing over holiday (5 hr drive each way) just to get to know it a little better. Overall I love the truck but there are a few issues. Here's what I found:

Heater fan is loud
Suspension is worn a bit: wheel hop, shiftiness, bounce
Engine underpowered for the hills

Other than noted; it performed very well in the snow. I'm looking for some help with the noted issues. Can anyone advise on the above issues? I really want to get the suspension right and am wondering what kind of options there are for this truck. Perhaps an ML55 set up? Also, can the motor be modified to increase the power a bit without breaking the wallet? Again, any help is greatly appreciated.
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