Well the pic above was the old engine... the new one is much cleaner. The most bling you find on my engine is the silver smear of antisieze on every fastener. Once that stuff gets on your hands it spreads like wildfire!
I'll spend the rest of the day dressing the wires in the engine bay for my gauge install and reassembling the driver-side cylinder head so once I get the sprocket everything else is done. Unfortunately with our engines the cam cap and valve cover needs to be RTV'd in place so there is a moderate amount of scraping and prepping the surfaces.