DaveNever really understood why he chopped the arms. Must make putting an A-2 on rather a pain as the material bunches up around your biceps and shoulders........
I found the answer to that..... McQueens wife at the time thought that one of his best physical attributes were his forearms . He had thick fore arms probably from riding cross country and motocross bikes. So she told MCQueen that he would look sexier if he cut the sleeves and showed them off on screen .
The rest is history ..... 100% true and verified