Engine Assembly Basics -- Cam, Valvetrain, Top-End Photo Gallery
Installing the intake manifold shouldn't pose an undue headache, if the alignment was verified during the mock assembly. It is common practice to use a bead of silicone sealant on the end-rails where the factory used a separate end-rail gasket segment. Quality flange gaskets typically need no further sealant. Secure the intake manifold according to the intake manufacturer's specs.