Yep, the 2.5 is just cleaned with a little paint, no real heat effect, the 3.0 I painted a dark metallic grey, I think it looks better than black, but I have since painted the script red. I had to leave the plenum on though...
'86 GTV6 - No Name
'88 Verde w/no sunroof - Bella
'89 Spider Quad - Red
'86 Spider Quad - Silver - SOLD