Then I drilled and Helicoil'd four of the valve cover bolt threads. Yeesh. I also took the opportunity to repaint the valve cover and upper intake.
A once-over with the palm sander does wonders for detail.
The gap in the ribs on the upper intake is from an ill-fitting strut brace rubbing the intake.
All bolted up:
I also bolted in the coil-on-plug conversion plate along with the coils.