Steve McQueen 1969 Chevy Race Truck

by Curtis Guise on June 4, 2013

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This 1969 Chevy race truck was built by Vic Hickey and was once owned by Steve McQueen. It was the first Chevy truck built for the Baja 1000 and  is going up for auction at the Mecam Auto Aution this July in Santa Monica, CA.

Check out more pictures and info on the Mecam site.

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HIGHLIGHTS

– First factory built, full-sized 4×4 truck ever constructed by Chevrolet for Baja 1000
– C10 chassis with C30 one-ton cab, 400 Turbo transmission
– Debuted in the 1968 Baja 100 and raced in the 1969 Las Vegas Mint 400; the 1970 Baja 500 and won Riverside in 1970
– Just over 14,000 original miles
– Original Red paint and Lucas spotlight
– Period correct Chevy small block 350 rebuilt
– Quadrajet carburetor on vintage high rise aluminum intake
– Original Vic Hickey front and rear differential covers
– 16” wheels, Goodyear R3 A/T tires
– Custom bungee cord hood-safety-system
– Glove box features a 1969 Mint 400 dash plaque
– Sponsor decals faithfully duplicated to the era
– Running gear has been updated, rebuilt or replaced as necessary
– Fuel tanks have been reconstructed to Vic Hickey’s design
– Original Corvette bucket seats have new foam and were reskinned
– Original Vic Hickey built roll cage system
– Period correct Motorola CB radio
– VIN: KE149Z810013

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troy hansen June 5, 2013 at 2:36 pm

pretty cool looks like the 1st gmc jimmy my dad raced in the 1970 1000!

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