Hayward, California: Muffler Man: Happy Halfwit Hollywood

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Bell Plastics

Address:
2020 National Ave., Hayward, CA
Directions:
Bell Plastics. In an industrial park. I-880/Nimitz Fwy exit 28. Drive west on Winton Ave. for one mile. At the stoplight, turn left onto Clawiter Rd, then make first right onto National Ave. Drive a quarter-mile.On the left.
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Happy Halfwit.

Muffler Man: Happy Halfwit Hollywood

Fiberglass, gap-toothed goof version of a Muffler Man wears a Hawaiian shirt. Before moving to California in 2014 from his longtime home in Flint, MI, he made a cameo appearance in the movie "Semi-Pro."

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [08/24/2018]

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Uncle Sam head.

Muffler Man: Happy Halfwit Hollywood

They switched off the head on this guy! No longer a Happy Half wit, he's a muffler man now.

[CS, 01/08/2016]

A seasonal modification. While it may be true that the head makes the man, we suspect it will eventually be restored to its Halfwit configuration.

Halfwit loaded for cross-country trip.

Muffler Man - Halfwit

Tired of the snow and cold, the Hollywood Halfwit of Flint, Michigan is heading for sunny California. He is planning a tour of the States for a couple weeks before moving into his new home at Bell Plastics in Hayward, CA.

[Bruce Kennedy, 01/24/2014]

Bruce has amassed an ominous concentration of Muffler Men next to his San Francisco-area business.

Muffler Man Halfwit.

Muffler Man

Muffler man converted to Alfred E. Newman is at the abandoned Dort Mall in Flint.

[Todd, 09/08/2013]

The Alfred E. Neuman "Happy Half-Wit" is a standard (though odd) variety of Muffler Man. The custom shirt worn by this giant was created for his brief appearances in the 2008 Will Ferrell film "Semi-Pro."

Ford Quiz Robot in the Dort Mall.

Robot Associate of the Flint Muffler Man

The Muffler Man continues his outdoor vigil at Flint's Dort Mall. Despite a large auction a year or two ago, Dort is still full of antiques. Inside, there is a robot that was a Ford new car quiz booth at the Detroit auto show in the '80s.

[Larry C., 02/01/2011]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Big Boy with Brass KnucklesBig Boy with Brass Knuckles, Hayward, CA - < 1 mi.
Uniroyal GalUniroyal Gal, Hayward, CA - < 1 mi.
Firefighter Giant - Muffler ManFirefighter Giant - Muffler Man, Hayward, CA - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Hoppers Hands - Runner Turning Point, San Francisco, CA - 22 mi.

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