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Jim Suva
Westchester, IL
Star Car Research
Interests: Star Cars, The Rockford Files, Knight Rider, NASCAR and Baseball.
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Toggle Commented Mar 9, 2017 on Rockford Files: Joe Santos at Jim Suva's Blog
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Joe Santos Written by Jim Suva Joe Santos is best known for his portrayal of Sgt. and later Lt. Dennis Becker, on The Rockford Files. I recently had the opportunity to interview Joey Santos, Joe’s son. Joe Santos was born in Brooklyn New York, on June 9, 1931. He was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2017 at Jim Suva's Blog
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The Suva Files, Case #4 By Jim Suva I was very fortunate to have 4 articles in The Smoke Signals magazine, in 2016. The Smoke Signals is published through the Pontiac-Oakland International car club. Tim Dye is the current editor of this wonderful magazine. In my opinion, it is a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at Jim Suva's Blog
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The Suva Files, Case #3 By Jim Suva I was very fortunate to have 4 articles in The Smoke Signals magazine, in 2016. The Smoke Signals is published through the Pontiac-Oakland International car club. Tim Dye is the current editor of this wonderful magazine. In my opinion, it is a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at Jim Suva's Blog
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Rockford Files Firebird to be Displayed at Charlotte AutoFair This April 6th through 9th 2017, at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, my Rockford Firebird will be on display. They are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Firebird and Camaro's. KITT from Knight Rider and the Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at Jim Suva's Blog
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The Suva Files, Case #2 By Jim Suva I was very fortunate to have 4 articles in The Smoke Signals magazine, in 2016. The Smoke Signals is published through the Pontiac-Oakland International car club. Tim Dye is the current editor of this wonderful magazine. In my opinion, it is a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at Jim Suva's Blog
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The Suva Files, Case #1 By Jim Suva I was very fortunate to have 4 articles in The Smoke Signals magazine, in 2016. The Smoke Signals is published through the Pontiac-Oakland International car club. Tim Dye is the current editor of this wonderful magazine. In my opinion, it is a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at Jim Suva's Blog
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Eric with James Garner. I am sorry to report the passing of Eric Dahlquist. I had the pleasure of interview Eric for an article for this blog a few years ago. He was a really nice guy and the founder of the Vista Group. A product placement company that provided... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2017 at Jim Suva's Blog
It depends on the condition and mileage. There is a GM Truck discussion web site that would give you a better idea. Check it out when you get a chance.
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Rockford Firebird in Poncho Perfection Magazine Don Keefe had a nice write up on my 77 Rockford Firebird in his magazine Poncho Perfection. You can purchase a subscription to his magazine at http://ponchoperfection.com Here is the page of my Firebird and Don's write up. Don was nice enough to send... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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2016 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Written by Jim Suva The Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals is the premier showcase for American made muscle cars. Here is a link to their web site http://www.mcacn.com. The show is currently held in Rosemont, Illinois. I have attended this show for the last... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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Reminder straight from the pages of The Smoke Signals, next weekend is the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals in Rosemont, IL. Come out and see us and talk Rockford Files and James Garner. Here is a link for more information. Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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Rockford Files: An Interview with Mark Horowitz: By Jim Suva I recently had the opportunity to interview Mark Horowitz. Mark has produced and directed a number of TV shows over the years. He worked on The Rockford Files Series and TV Movies, JAG, Doogie Howser, M.D., Spenser: For Hire, Bret... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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Here is your chance to own a screen used movie Firebird from the Rockford Files. It is currently on ebay. This Firebird was sold at auction for $40,00.00 less then 2 years ago. The ebay auction ended with a high bid of $23,100.00 on 3 bids. It did not sell. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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Be sure to check out Case #4 of The Suva Files. We talk about "The Rockford Files", "Reunions, Re-enactments and Rockford Remembrances". All in the October issue of The Smoke Signals magazine. Special thanks to Thom Sherwood for his Graphics and editing! The online version is now up on the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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Hawaii Five-O: McGarrett’s 1968 Mercury Written by Michael Timothy and Jim Suva On a recent Saturday morning, it was my pleasure to meet up with my Hawaii Five-O counterpart, Michael Timothy. Michael is the proud owner of the 1968 McGarrett screen used Mercury. He is as passionate about Hawaii Five-O... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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I registered my Rockford Firebird for the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals show in Rosemont, IL this November. Stop by and say hello. http://www.mcacn.com Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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Be sure to check out Case #3 of The Suva Files. We talk about "The Rockford Files" series, GMC Trucks. All in the August issue of The Smoke Signals magazine. Special thanks to Thom Sherwood for his Graphics and editing! The online version is now up on the clubs page... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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Be sure to check out Case #2 of The Suva Files. We talk about "The Rockford Files" movie Firebirds and GMC Trucks. All in the June issue of The Smoke Signals magazine. Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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If you are a member of the Pontiac-Oakland International Car Club, look for the April issue of the Smoke Signals. I will be writing a series of articles called: The Suva Files. They will appear every other month for a series of three articles. I hope everyone will enjoy them.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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Rockford's Joe Santos Passes Away It is with great sadness that Joe Santos has passed away this Friday morning 3/18/16, at the age of 84. He was best known as Dennis Becker on The Rockford Files. Mr. Santos suffered a heart attack at his Santa Monica home on Wednesday. He... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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Star Cars - Where Are Now? Written by Jim Suva Logo by Darin James Bristow A couple of years ago I came up with this idea for a TV show. I think it would work, on several different cable channels. I believe it could be a good fit for Velocity,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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James Garner Tribute, Norman Oklahoma Written by Jim Suva My good friends Donna and Jeff Loebler recently took a trip to Norman, Oklahoma. This is the hometown of James Garner. Now Donna and Jeff are big James Garner fans. In fact they are currently restoring and building a replica of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2016 at Jim Suva's Blog
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