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Sounds like a plan, though I'd personally omit the spray sealer and just wipe a thin, even coat of Right Stuff on the cover side of the gasket in it's place.

Be sure you keep track of which bolt goes where when you take the front dress off of the engine/heads. I like to clean and mark each bolt head with a number. Then I draw a graphic representation of the layout of the bolts as seen from the front of the engine and/or take a few pictures with my phone of all of them in place and numbered. That and keeping any spacers, washers, and nuts with their respective bolts goes a long way towards easy reassembly.

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You are correct as the bolts and washers/spacers seem to be all different.  I take a piece of my wife's fabric bolt cardboard that is about an inch thick and punch a holt with the bolt at the location on the part that I'm removing.  I usually do a rough outline of the part, in this case the timing chain cover.  The thick cardboard holds the bolts upright so as you move it around they don't fall out.

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