Downshift Episode Guide - Season 1

1931 Studebaker Dictator Regal


Dave Killam tells us how he found and rebuilt his 1931 Studebaker Dictator Regal. And he let’s Sheldon take the wheel for a drive in Woodville, Nova Scotia.

Model T Fire Engine


He has a burning passion for the fire service and Will Brooks tells us the story about his very rare 1933 American LaFrance Fire Engine. And he and Sheldon take a tour of Lunenburg in his Model T Fire Engine.

1970 GMC “Wide Body”


Grampie’s truck is a 1970 GMC “Wide Body” Pickup that is Neil Matheson’s pride and joy. And he tells us why it was his retirement dream and how he came to love cars in the first place.

1967 Mercury Cougar


“Nelly Belle” is a 1967 Mercury Cougar that has been part Al Webb’s family for more than 50 years. We take a ride around Hammonds Plains for a “family drive” with daughter Julia, and no car seat.

1968 Dodge Dart


His grandfather encouraged a lifelong love of cars for Lonnie James. We meet “Edna” and go for a drive around Lake Loon in his fabulous 1968 Dodge Dart.

1963 Mercury Meteor


There’s nothing quiet and reserved about his retirement project, a 1963 Mercury Meteor. Conrad LeLieve of New Minas tells us how he’s trying to keep government from regulating these classics off the road.

1954 Nash Metropolitan


This 1954 Nash Metropolitan is a rare survivor of the post war baby boom. Glenn Dodge shares the story of how this one came to live at his winery in Martock.

1974 Mercury Capri


Few people can say they still have their first car. John Croft’s 1974 Mercury Capri is an eye-catching example of brand loyalty and fun way to cruise around Blockhouse.

1966 Impala Hardtop


Allan Murphy says his 1966 Impala Hardtop was going to be turned into a drag car. Fortunately for the St. Croix car lover, this matching numbers car has been saved and restored.

1959 Mercury Meteor


The decision to move to Midville Branch from BC during the pandemic was the inspiration for Rory McNeil to complete a long-time project car. His 1959 Mercury Meteor is now road ready and drag-strip capable.

1976 Corvette


Michael H. Nelson has owned a lot of cars in his life. And one of the Barrs Corner man’s most recent acquisitions is a 1976 Corvette survivor from the days of plush velvet and airbrush murals.

1968 Chevrolet C10


As a teenager, Barry Barnet wanted one of his employers 1968 Chevrolet C10 work trucks. Years later, a similar one landed in his Middle Sackville shop and is now his resto-mod short-wheel based step-side.

1969 Dodge Super Bee


A 1969 Dodge Super Bee was part of the origin story for Mickey MacDonald’s passion for cars and ambition. His recreation of that vehicle is now part of this successful businessman’s collection in Kearney Lake.