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Beaumont, Texas: Muffler Man - Happy Half Wit

A muscle-bound giant with an Alfred E. Neuman head has held an equally beefed up muffler in this spot since 1971. Repainted in 2022.

Leo's Automotive

830 S. 11th St., Beaumont, TX
Leo's Automotive, on Eleventh Street, at the intersection of Stagg Drive, across the street from the Medical Center.
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Muffler Man: Happy Half Wit.

Muffler Man: Happy Half Wit

The Muffler Man on 11th St. has been repainted.

[Nicholas L Vautrot, 09/19/2023]

We applaud this classic approach to text-on-a-photo-op: no hashtags, no URLs.

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man: Happy Half Wit

Alfred E. Neuman maintains his vigil over a now-empty garage next to a local used car dealership. He's looking a little worn and needs a paint job, but considering the hurricanes he's been through recently, he's in pretty good shape.

[Rustin LaFurney, 12/25/2021]

Halfwit Muffler Man.

Muffler Man - Happy Half Wit

He's still here, as he has been for all of my 44 years. Ken's Muffler Shop is no more. The business is now "Drive Away Motors," and I fear for the Muffler Man's future.

[Jesse, 04/04/2018]


Muffler Man - Happy Half Wit

Still looking happy -- and actually holding a muffler.

[Roger Sleight, 12/31/2014]

Of course he's happy; he's doing what he was born to do.

Halfwit Muffler Man of Beaumont.

Muffler Man - Happy Half Wit

Looks like he's been freshly painted again!

[Bonnie Labdi, 05/10/2012]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Flanagan's Junk BarnFlanagan's Junk Barn, Beaumont, TX - 2 mi.
Texas Energy MuseumTexas Energy Museum, Beaumont, TX - 2 mi.
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In the region:
Transformer Robot, Lake Charles, LA - 55 mi.

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