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Video of the Week: My Wife’s First Mustang


We may be a 4WD-focused website, but we still appreciate beautifully restored classic sports cars, especially if there’s a good story behind it. The 1965 Mustang convertible in this week’s video belongs to Jason Momoa’s wife, Lisa Bonet. It was the first car she ever bought, but it had seen better days. Rust, rot, and time had taken their toll. However, it was a rare 1 of 3, with many custom parts. Instead of scrapping it, Jason hired Misha Munoz and the crew at Divine 1 Customs to perform a frame-off restoration, bringing the tired-looking car back to its original glory (well, maybe even better than original).


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Matthew Swartz is originally from Connecticut and currently lives in Denver, Colorado where he passionately pursues rock climbing, trail running, and skiing. Matt’s love of travel has inspired him to through-hike the JMT and part of the PCT, bike across the United States, and explore the West coast of South America from Ecuador to Patagonia. Matt and his partner Amanda have also travelled across much of the Western US in their 1964 Clark Cortez RV, which they lived in, on the road for the better part of three years. Matt has worked for the USFS as an Interpretive Ranger and Wildland Firefighter and Matt's photography and writing has been published in Rova Magazine, the Leatherman blog, 'Hit The Road' by Gestalten Publishing, and Forbes.