The head is installed and the engine is painted

Installed in the chassis we can see the notch in the bell housing for the RC oil pump

The push rods and rocker arms are installed

What the manifold looked like to start with.

Blasted clean, the contact surfaces made flat on Gary's surface grinder,
and painted with high temp flat black.

The thermostat housing needs to be taller on the RC - the one on the left is from a B

From the front we see the cut-out areas on the frame rails