This will be a sort of two part update. My phone wasn't able to email pictures last Wednesday for some readon but got it figured out now. As you know it's terribly hot here so the little work that is being done is not very often. Finished cleaning up some of the small parts and got some paint on them. Here's a before and after of the oil pan.
And of the intake manifold.
Didn't get a before ofthe valve covers but they turned out pretty nice.
Sandblaster works wonders