I can't just do half of the engine bay and leave the other half, especially since that's where the power distribution happens before going to the front of the bus.
Peacefully assembled, unaware of the tools gathering nearby:
Not so peacefully disassembled:
Sorting out the power distribution box and removing it for painting, new hardware and wire connections:
And finally, everything is out of the way so I can treat, paint and underbody coat this rusty mess:
Underneath this area is where the stock muffler was. WAS. On top of the ladders was a 18ga plate and the big cyclopac was there. This area will remain somewhat unobstructed when I'm done, allowing better exit airflow for the engine and a space to put anything I need a space for. I can't think of anything right now.