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Jim Suva and The Suva Files
Westchester, IL
Star Car Research
Interests: Star Cars, The Rockford Files, Knight Rider, NASCAR and Baseball.
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Rockford Files Business Cards My wife Julie recreated Jim Rockford's Business cards, on the template below. They are as close as she could get to the original font. We made these for fans that would like to make their own cards for your own display or to pass out at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at Jim Suva and The Suva Files Blog
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I have had the privilege to write a series of articles called: The Suva Files. It appears in The Pontiac-Oakland Internationals Car Clubs magazine The Smoke Signals. After High Performance Pontiac went out of business, I was searching for another magazine to fill the void. This magazine edited by Tim... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at Jim Suva and The Suva Files Blog
Thanks. I was lucky.
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Here is a link to a story about James Garner's watch used in The Rockford Files. https://www.calibre11.com/the-story-of-james-garners-heuer-carrera-3647n/ Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2017 at Jim Suva and The Suva Files Blog
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Indian Uprising Interview about Rockford Files Firebird By Richard Piet Here is a blog and interview I did at the 27th Annual Indian Uprising, by my friend Richard Piet. Hope you enjoy it. http://wbckfm.com/richards-ride-extra-rockford-files-tribute-firebird-thrills-fans/ Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2017 at Jim Suva and The Suva Files Blog
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Rockford Firebird at The Indian Uprising Car Show On Saturday and Sunday August 12th and 13th 2017. I will be displaying my Rockford Files Firebird at The Indian Uprising Car Show in St. Charles, IL. They are expecting around 600 Pontiac's at the show. The show is put on by... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at Jim Suva and The Suva Files Blog
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Knight Rider, Picture KITT Reunion Written by Jim Suva A new TV show aired in September 1982. It was called Knight Rider. We were introduced to a talking, computerized Pontiac Trans Am. Its name, the “Knight Industries Two Thousand”. K.I.T.T. for short. Everyone soon wanted their own KITT. Over the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at Jim Suva and The Suva Files Blog
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The Return of Xander Cage's xXx GTO Flame Car. Fans of the 'xXx' movie series were pleasantly surprised earlier this year when, fifteen years after we were first introduced to Vin Diesel's "Xander Cage" and his high-tech, color-shifting secret agent gadget car, we got to see this very same 1967... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at Jim Suva and The Suva Files Blog
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Photo by Ted Ferfecki Here is a great story about The Rockford Files. https://oldcarmemories.com/teds-adventure-rockford-files-filming-malibu/ Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at Jim Suva and The Suva Files Blog
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Rockford arriving at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the April 6th through 9th. If you are in the area this weekend be sure to stop by and say hello. Would love to meet fans of James Garner and the show. Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Jim Suva and The Suva Files Blog
Thank you. Glad you like the story.
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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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files 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 and The Suva Files Blog