If this picture was taken 15 years ago, you'd take the opportunity - while the air cleaner was already off - to temporarily remove the fan belt and jet this thing on a gas analyzer while white-hot. That'll make it run like a beast when there's no water left and you really, really need to make a hit in the next 45 seconds to avoid DQ. Drop two heat ranges on the plugs while you're at it and set the timing so that it won't fight you on restart at 260 degree water temp. Many of these cars would have small block Chevrolet motors refitted and a hole cut in the firewall for easy timing adjustment with the crank of the distributor - clockwise for restarts up against the wall, counter-clockwise for kidney-rattling hits. Now that the derby risk is over for this Chrysler, the big block Mopar is in for years of smooth cruising.
The interior of this New Yorker remains in very good shape. No Group 24 battery-shaped holes have been cut in the passenger seat, which is usually the most convenient and accessible anchor point. It's interesting to note that the steering wheel has not been covered in duck tape nor has the column shift rod been replaced with a looped piece of rebar through the middle of a 12" hole in the floor. No one wants a lever through the neck.
Matt, a self-proclaimed bottom-feeder of the classic car market, spends half of his time buying cars, half of his time retrieving them, and the remaining third on keeping them on the road.