A one of a kind 1969 Dodge Daytona with about 35,000 miles on it and still held by the original owner. How does that happen?

Well, a problem with the radio kept the miles down and a love of Dodge muscle cars took care of the rest.

This week, Jay introduces us to Mel Grile and what he calls his "One of One." Similar cars have sold at auction for close to a million dollars. Mel's is probably worth more than any of them.

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Don't forget to check out previous episodes of "Rides with Jay Thomas":

EPISODE 1: Jay gets the scoop on a 750-HP 1967 Camaro on 'Rides with Jay Thomas'

EPISODE 2: Jay explores 'pile of parts' rat rod truck on 'Rides with Jay Thomas'

EPISODE 3: Jay looks at Arctic Cat mini bike collection

EPISODE 4: Jay looks at gorgeous 1967 Chevelle Malibu

EPISODE 5: Jay looks at custom tailgating firetruck

EPISODE 6: Jay checks out restored 1969 GTO Judge

EPISODE 7: Jay checks out 1967 Pontiac Firebird

EPISODE 8: Jay goes inside 'The Magic Bus'

EPISODE 9: Jay explores the 'Root Beer Bobber'

EPISODE 10: Jay explores 'pile of parts' rat rod truck

EPISODE 11: Jay looks at custom tailgating firetruck

EPISODE 12: Jay explores this beautiful 1911 Buick

EPISODE 13: Early stages of work truck to Hot Rod part 1

EPISODE 14: Collection of vintage Arctic Cat sleds

EPISODE 15: Jay looks at a 'very rare' Rambler Rogue

EPISODE 16: Jay explores a gorgeous 1957 Packard Clipper Wagon

EPISODE 17: A 1971 Challenger with a paint job so pretty it'll make you cry

EPISODE 18: Jay explores the 'Root Beer Bobber'

EPISODE 19: Jay meets 'The Mutt,' a 1951 Ford in Glyndon with over 2,000 horsepower

EPISODE 20: Kindred man has one of 19 Hudson Hornets left in the world