Muffler Men - They Walk Among Us.

Muffler Men

Roadside America: A tribe of titans, made of fiberglass and 14 to 25 feet tall, stands watch along the vibrant roadside landscape. They include lumberjacks, cowboys, and Indians, but the first statues we spotted held big car mufflers, so we named them "Muffler Men."

M-Men News

  • Map Pin Cluster.
  • 20 years of relentless pursuit! We started posting our Muffler Men Tracking Project in 1996 (after over a decade of spotty road trip encounters). Tipster sightings of more giants poured in from all over the U.S. We made a chart, the chart got bigger, we made a map, the map got ridiculous. Thanks, intrepid M-Men spotters, for two decades of highway vigilance!

Latest Sightings.Latest M-Men Sightings

Check for recent eyewitness tips and leads on Muffler Men, Uniroyal Gals and their ilk.


Identify. Identify!

Learn the types and characteristics of classics, hybrids, mutants -- their postures, their accessories, and their imitators. Hone your spotter skills!


Tracking Maps.Track!

Our specially configured Muffler Men Map reveals a happy continent of fiberglass giants. The original tracking chart lingers, full of our research and travelers' reports since we created the Muffler Men Home Page in 1996.


Origins.Origins

Where do they come from? Our interview with someone who really knows the "Origin of the Species."


Secret Plot.Secret Plot of the Muffler Men

Friend or foe? Biding their time for 50 years, true intent and machinations are still hazy to the non-fiberglass population.

Glenn Goode's Big Men

Car parts vs. fiberglass.Emerging Breeds, Related Roadside Giants, Competing Species

The Muffler Men

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