Springfield, Missouri: Muffler Car

A car built to look like a large, gray auto muffler. Seems to go by the name "Muffleupagus."

Seeburg Muffler and Brakes

Address:
607 W. Sunshine St., Springfield, MO
Directions:
Seeburg Muffler and Brakes. Parked on the northwest corner of W. Sunshine St. and S. Wedgewood Ave., a block west of S. Campbell Ave. and just across the street from the Bass Pro Shops Wildlife Museum.
Phone:
417-869-0551
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Muffler Car

The car and waving figure are still at the edge of the road in the parking lot of Seeburg automotive, which is across from Bass Pro Shops. Pull into the auto shop and park on the right, next to the Muffler Car.

[John K, 05/02/2017]

Car and mechanic.

Muffler Car

The Muffler Car, named "Muffleupagus," is accompanied by a waving man made of muffler parts.

[Dennis, 04/10/2016]

Muffler Car.

Muffler Car

The previous tipster's description of the Muffler Car mentions that "it used to have a pipe coming out of the front and back so that it looked more like a muffler, but they have been removed for some reason." I just wanted to let you know that they are back, lol.

[Whap, 08/01/2014]

Muffler Car.

Muffler Car

The Seeburg Muffler Car was featured in the Springfield parade in the early '90s when it actually ran. Now it is parked in front of Seeburg Muffler. I'm told it used to have a pipe coming out of the front and back so that it looked more like a muffler, but they have been removed for some reason.

Just stop or drive buy and have a look. The workers didn't mind at all when we asked to take some pictures.

[Tom Maness, 04/18/2008]

Have seen a couple of other muffler cars, though they're never in running condition!

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