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  • Ride Statistics and facts

    I found some interesting information on the different rides. I thought I'd post them here for your learning pleasure I will start with 5 rides, and if you want more, I will take the time to post ALL the rides statistics and facts.

    Matterhorn:
    • Grand Opening: June 14, 1959
    • Designers: WED Enterprises, Arrow Dynamics
    • Mountain Height: 147'
    • Track Height: 80'
    • Length: A) 2,037 feet (620.8 m) B) 2,134 feet (650.4 m)
    • Scale to real Matterhorn: 1/100th
    • Time: A) 2:07 B) 2:26
    • Top Speed: 26 miles per hour (29 km/h); 16 feet per second (4.88 metres per second)
    • Height Requirement: 35 inches (89 cm)
    • Required Ticket: "E" (Obsolete-Separate ride tickets no longer used)
    • Ride System: Roller Coaster
    Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye

    • Grand Opening: March 3, 1995
    • Building Size:Track Lengh: 2,500 feet (762 m)
    • Queue Lengh: 1,500 feet (457 m)
    • Total Vehicles: 17 (Max 15 on track)
      • Vehicle: World War II Troop Transport (Enhanced-Motion Vehicle/E.M.V.)
    • Height Requirement: 46 inches (1.1 m)
    • Groundbreaking: August 1993
    Haunted Mansion

    • Grand opening: August 9, 1969
    • Designer: WED Enterprises
    • Show length: 10:00
      • Omnimover - 6:50
    • Required ticket: "E"
    • Ride system: Omnimover
    • Number of Vehicles (a.k.a.: "Doombuggies"): 131, the first five made especially to accommodate wheelchair/service animal guests that need the attraction to stop in order to transfer onto the buggies.
    Pirates of the Caribbean

    • Grand opening: March 18, 1967
    • Ride capacity: 3400 guests per hour
    • Audio-Animatronics: 122
      • 68 humans
      • 54 animals
    • Total amount of water: 750,000 gallons
    • Main lift pumps:
      • Pump number one is rated at a maximum of 20,000 gallons per minute
      • Pump number two is rated at a maximum of 18,000 gallons per minute
    • First drop length: 52'
      • First drop angle:
    • Second drop length: 37'
      • Second drop angle:
    • Length of final lift back to Lafitte's Landing: 90'
      • Angle of final lift back to Lafitte's Landing: - 16 degrees
    • Number of show buildings: 2 (112,826 square feet)
    • Number of levels: 3
    • Canal length: 1,838 feet
    • Maximum ceiling height: 40'
    • Show length: 14:30
    • Required ticket: "E" (discontinued)
    • Ride system: Flume
    Splash Mountain

    • Designer: Walt Disney Imagineering
    • Height: Mountain is 87 feet
    • Water: Over 20,000 gallons flow through the flume every minute
    • Size: Occupies a 9.2 acre site
    • Speed: Over 40 mph on the final drop
    • Height requirement: 40"
    • Show length: aprox. 10:00
    • Ride system: Flume ride
    • Log: Each log has a weight of 1 ton.
    • Lift Motors: Custom made from Europe with a total of 3 lifts
    Hope you enjoyed, let me know if you want the rest of the list.
    "Pain is temporary, Film is Forever..."

    http://www.youtube.com/user/DisneyDude




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    Re: Ride Statistics and facts

    For those who request I post them all, I'll make a seporate thread later tonight to incorporate all the different ride stats. It will be pretty long, so be warned I'll do it in order by land (Tomorrowland, Adventureland, etc.)
    "Pain is temporary, Film is Forever..."

    http://www.youtube.com/user/DisneyDude



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    • #3
      Re: Ride Statistics and facts

      Where did you find these stats? they are very interesting.
      Thanks
      Steve

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      • #4
        Re: Ride Statistics and facts

        These are all picked up from Wikipedia, no?
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        • #5
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          Yeah, I recognize them from there.

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          • #6
            Re: Ride Statistics and facts

            Originally posted by DisneyDude2006 View Post
            Pirates of the Caribbean


            Audio-Animatronics: 122
              • 68 humans
              • 54 animals

            wow, I never realized there were so many animals, next time I will see if I can get a headcount

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            • #7
              Re: Ride Statistics and facts

              The logs weigh one TON??!! Hot dang! WOuldn't have guessed that one!

              To live would be an awfully big adventure.

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              • #8
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                Also, I think the POTC head count has changed overall since the Sparrowization.
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                • #9
                  Re: Ride Statistics and facts

                  Originally posted by Missviolet View Post
                  The logs weigh one TON??!! Hot dang! WOuldn't have guessed that one!
                  And if necessary, the brakes can stop a fully loaded log coming off the drop at 40 mph in 1.4 seconds.
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                  • #10
                    Re: Ride Statistics and facts

                    OK I'm now going to post a NEW thread with all (that I can find) stats of the rides. So if you want to continue discussing, go to the new board entitled "DisneyLand Ride Statistics and Facts!" (it will be up within the hour)
                    "Pain is temporary, Film is Forever..."

                    http://www.youtube.com/user/DisneyDude



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                    • #11
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                      I learned something NEW today!

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