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Help! SLK320 Valve & Breather Covers. Which one first?!

Hello everyone. I hope I'm posting this the right way - I'm new to all this!

After successfully replacing both my MAF and CPS sensors thanks to all the help on here, I have been emboldened to attempt a fix of my leaking Valve and Breather Covers. I'm even going to replace my spark plugs and leads.

I have found loads of really helpful stuff in the DIY section, but I have some questions:

Should I do the breather covers first and let them cure, or is it better to leave them attached to the valve covers, fix the gaskets and let them cure, then do the breathers?

Maybe I should only do one job at a time? It just seems a shame if I'm unscrewing all that stuff, not to do it all at once. Or am I being too ambitious?

The worst seepage is from the breather covers, but there is definitely a bit coming from the driver's side valve gasket.

Also, I have seen a couple of additional suggestions which included changing the gaskets on the oil filler cap and neck, and also the gaskets on the intake tube. Do any of you experts think these are worth adding to my list?

It gets a bit daunting when it adds up to about five jobs in one!

Would love to hear any suggestions.

Thanks

Andy
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