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|Product||Shuttle Loop (Weight Drop)|
|Type||Steel - Launched - Shuttle|
|Track layout||Shuttle loop|
|Riders per train||28|
|Propulsion||Weight drop launch|
|Top speed||57 mph|
Greased Lightnin' originally opened on July 8, 1977 as Tidal Wave. It was renamed Greased Lightnin' in 1999. It closed three years later in 2002 and was relocated to and stored at Six Flags Marine World. Some of the stored ride's track was reused on Greezed Lightnin' at Kentucky Kingdom.
The footers and maintenance shed were not removed and remain standing.
Greased Lightnin' launched from the station to a top speed of 57 mph in a total of 6 seconds. Next, the ride traveled through a vertical loop and up a 70° incline. At this point, the ride fell backwards through the entire design and past the station to another incline. After climbing and falling down that incline, the train slowly rolled into the station.
- on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
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