Flitzer (Morey's Piers)

Roller coaster
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Flitzer
Morey's Piers
Location Wildwood, New Jersey, USA
Coordinates 38°59′22″N 74°48′12″W / 38.989449°N 74.803348°W / 38.989449; -74.803348
Park section Surfside Pier
Status Defunct
Operated 1983 to September 30, 2018
Cost $150,000 USD
Rider height
  • Minimum: 36 inch
  • Min. unaccompanied: 44 inch
Replaced by Runaway Tram
Statistics
Manufacturer Zierer
Product Flitzer
Type Steel
Riders per train 2
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Inversions 0
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Flitzer was a steel roller coaster previously located at Morey's Piers in Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.

History

It arrived at the park in 1983. It was one of the two small coasters on the pier.

It was originally scheduled to close on September 23, 2018, Morey's Piers delayed Flitzer's closure by a week for reasons unknown. It closed on September 30, 2018; it is unknown what became of the coaster following its removal from Morey's Piers.

Design

Elements

Color scheme

Black track and white supports. The ride used to feature black track and red supports.

Trains

Single cars. Riders are arranged inline in 2 rows, for a total of 2 riders per car.

Refurbishment

During the 2004-2005 off-season, the ride was taken down and refurbished. The theme of the ride was changed from space to surfing. It was then setup beside the Doo Wopper in the spot where the RC-48 roller coaster once stood.

External links

  • Flitzer on the Roller Coaster DataBase.


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