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I'm heading to CP Friday Aug 17th and Saturday Aug 18th... Does anyone know the ballpark wait times for the major rides (SV, Val, Millennium, TTD, etc) with Fast Lane Plus? Thanks!

 

MF, Maverick and TTD will still have waits in a queue that could be as long as 45 minutes given where the FL+ line is incorporated into the regular line.

 

It's still better than the regular lines that those coasters will undoubtedly have on a summer weekend. Then of course you also have to consider any down time as Maverick and TTD are well known for suffering occasional down time during the course of a day.

 

Valravn dumps you into the station and I hear that SV does as well, so I wouldn't anticipate long waits unless you just happen to hit the FL+ line at the same time as a lot of other FL+ folks. Our wait time on Valravn with FL+ when it was new ranged from a complete walk-on to a 15-20 minute wait behind several other FL+ folks. Not too shabby considering the regular wait time posted was 1.5-2 hours just about every time we went to ride it.

 

I wouldn't think that wait times with FL+ on any of the other coaster or flats should be an issue for you, but as mentioned, it all depends on if you hit a line at the same time as a bunch of other people with FL+, or if the ride is suffering any down time.

 

Thanks! Reading this makes me feel a little better that I dropped $$$$$$$ for FL+ for my GF and I for Friday and Saturday. She has never been to CP and I haven't been since 2008, so I felt like splurging to not have to wait 2 trillion hours to get on all the rides. I'm predicting SV to be my new #1 and I think my GF is going to fall in love with Maverick.

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I feel bad because this is all I post about lately but no... if a park has the ability to open and there's demand and they choose to stay closed then they're dumb. Period. Be creative and figure it ou

Did they happen to mention how heavy that train is?

So basically there were about as many rides open as there would be in peak season with 15 mph winds.

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I am sorry if this has been brought up. Seems like a good deal. 45 bucks for a ticket and parking

 

read the fine print. . only good thru tomorrow:

Valid any one day Cedar Point is open to the public from June 23 - July 4, 2018.

 

 

edit: oh, interesting! the pop up when follow the link to the CP site, has the above fine print.

 

but if you just go to the purchase link it brings you to, the print says:

Valid between May 5-Oct. 28, 2018

 

 

so they have a disconnect on their own site. . . . they need to get that fixed, but otherwise, that's a deal that seems too good to be true.

 

wonder what the catch is?

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No, but maintenance is working on the top of the lift on the webcam so somebody smarter than me might have some theories.

 

I’m thinking it’s a problem with the canuter valve or the airtime fluid.

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I’m thinking it’s a problem with the canuter valve or the airtime fluid.

 

With bikes it's always muffler bearings or power bands. I wonder if I could modify a bike with some airtime fluid, that might be fun.

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No, but maintenance is working on the top of the lift on the webcam so somebody smarter than me might have some theories.

 

I’m thinking it’s a problem with the canuter valve or the airtime fluid.

 

And since I am smarter than you I bring you knowledge and great wisdom.

 

It is obviously the flux capacitor that is broken.

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I’m thinking it’s a problem with the canuter valve or the airtime fluid.

 

With bikes it's always muffler bearings or power bands. I wonder if I could modify a bike with some airtime fluid, that might be fun.

 

All I know about is spun bearings or ring land failures. That has to be the case.

 

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All I know about is spun bearings or ring land failures. That has to be the case.

 

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Such a pretty WRX. Ring land failures? Are they prone to detonation due to poor OEM mapping or are people driving them hard at low rpm?

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^Thanks!! I had a 2015 World Rally Blue (nostalgia) STI before this 2018 White STI. People seem to think it's a combination of the piston rings, abuse, and poor tuning on these older EJ boxer motors. Not all together, but either or. Suspicions are that a lot of people don't let the cars warm up and other drivers lug the motor by flooring it before the turbo starts to spool around 3000+ RPM'S (old school!), causing the aforementioned detonation. A lot of others have questionably aftermarket tunes. This one is going to stay stock for a while. For my 2013 WRX and 2015 STI I just did basic bolt on mods that were supported by a Cobb 93 accessport plug and play tune. Those both ran reliably and great, with responsible driving.

 

I'm easy on my cars. I'd still have my 15 STI, had I not had some weird unheard of suspension/stearing issue that was never resolved. Subaru gave me a big voucher to get into the 18 STI, so I loaded her up with options and still made out really well. I plan on keeping this one for years, since I've always been into the WRX/STI. The STI is my dream car, since I have cheap tastes.

 

I'm heading to CP Friday Aug 17th and Saturday Aug 18th... Does anyone know the ballpark wait times for the major rides (SV, Val, Millennium, TTD, etc) with Fast Lane Plus? Thanks!

 

MF, Maverick and TTD will still have waits in a queue that could be as long as 45 minutes given where the FL+ line is incorporated into the regular line.

 

It's still better than the regular lines that those coasters will undoubtedly have on a summer weekend. Then of course you also have to consider any down time as Maverick and TTD are well known for suffering occasional down time during the course of a day.

 

Valravn dumps you into the station and I hear that SV does as well, so I wouldn't anticipate long waits unless you just happen to hit the FL+ line at the same time as a lot of other FL+ folks. Our wait time on Valravn with FL+ when it was new ranged from a complete walk-on to a 15-20 minute wait behind several other FL+ folks. Not too shabby considering the regular wait time posted was 1.5-2 hours just about every time we went to ride it.

 

I wouldn't think that wait times with FL+ on any of the other coaster or flats should be an issue for you, but as mentioned, it all depends on if you hit a line at the same time as a bunch of other people with FL+, or if the ride is suffering any down time.

 

Thanks! Reading this makes me feel a little better that I dropped $$$$$$$ for FL+ for my GF and I for Friday and Saturday. She has never been to CP and I haven't been since 2008, so I felt like splurging to not have to wait 2 trillion hours to get on all the rides. I'm predicting SV to be my new #1 and I think my GF is going to fall in love with Maverick.

 

I had a different experience than Phil when we went during a busy time on a Saturday near the end of June, 2016. The park was packed. Typically, we waited 5-10 minutes for Maverick with FL+, even when the line seemed crowded. Gatekeeper and MF always took us right to the merge point and we only waited a couple minutes at the gate, max. Valravn was always within a couple minutes. TTD was the only time where it took us 20-30 minutes to get into the station and the grouper was packing the station with no discretion. Hopefully Phil just went on an unusually busy day, or you get an experience somewhere in between ours.

 

Now... During the coaster campout a week before Memorial Day weekend... Everything was pretty much walk-on with FL+. I may never go on a different weekend, again.

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^Thanks!! I had a 2015 World Rally Blue (nostalgia) STI before this 2018 White STI. People seem to think it's a combination of the piston ringy dingy ding-a-ling dings, abuse, and poor tuning on these older EJ boxer motors. Not all together, but either or. Suspicions are that a lot of people don't let the cars warm up and other drivers lug the motor by flooring it before the turbo starts to spool around 3000+ RPM'S (old school!), causing the aforementioned detonation. A lot of others have questionably aftermarket tunes. This one is going to stay stock for a while. For my 2013 WRX and 2015 STI I just did basic bolt on mods that were supported by a Cobb 93 accessport plug and play tune. Those both ran reliably and great, with responsible driving.

 

I'm easy on my cars. I'd still have my 15 STI, had I not had some weird unheard of suspension/stearing issue that was never resolved. Subaru gave me a big voucher to get into the 18 STI, so I loaded her up with options and still made out really well. I plan on keeping this one for years, since I've always been into the WRX/STI. The STI is my dream car, since I have cheap tastes.

 

The blue is cool, but I've always loved the pure sharp look of white and black. Nice that you did so well with Sub on your suspension/steering issue, I've heard they're a good company to work with.

 

If you call that cheap tastes, then have cheap tastes too, I finally got my dream car 2 years ago, a used 2012 Acura TL-SH with the tech package. Before that the most expensive car I owned cost about $2k, no kidding! Now motorcycles, yeah, I have a problem with spending way more on bikes than I do on cars. I'm dumb that way.

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I just watched a quick youtube video and didn't know the TL line had a 6 speed. Looks like a great car. Honda/Acura makes some of my favorite interiors. Very driver oriented. Enjoy!

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They must have finished flushing the airtime fluid system because it’s open.

 

Not to mention the hydraulic johnson rod supplementing the dual valve turbo exhaust chamber.

 

Rear automatic sequential intake transmissions are a bitch. Especially pulling 400 pounds of horsepower only using an archaic 3 wheel drive.

 

But who am I kidding, everyone knows that.

 

Atleast the 8 point seatbelts are illustrious and give that "soft but should be hard" feeling.

 

I don't know how anybody does without it.

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Well, ticket and FP+ purchased.

Figured ill use that to save $ on hotel and get some cheap ass place, no need for early access with fast pass.

Though I may cave anyway, we shall see

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Being a 4G63T and 4B11T fan this page has been a hard one to read

Evo for the WIn!!

 

On the Early entry topic, Over the last few years if you just went to the back get they would let you in. I would see people just buy tickets and walk right in with out showing resort guest. Last year at the start of the season they back parking lot was not open till 10 so that helped crack down on that.

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Ugh. Everytime we plan a trip to the park the wind is crazy. Hoping that 18 mph winds aren’t enough to keep Steel Vengeance down tomorrow. Any of you guys seen what winds take it down? (Already anticipating Dragster not opening)

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Hey CP experts. I'm going to the park for the very first time on Friday, July 20. I have no idea what kind of lines to expect at the coasters. I'm hoping someone can give me advice. I know a lot is weather dependent, so let's assume no rain and average temps.

 

My kids are not big enough for some of the coasters, and I don't want to overdo it and wear everyone out. So my plan is to do Blue Streak, Gemini, and Magnum before lunch at Chik Fil A, and Cedar Creek, Iron Dragon, and Millenium Force after lunch, with a few flats and a train ride thrown in there. Is this all pretty much do-able by about 4 PM?

 

 

Edited to add: I don't plan on buying the Fast Lane.

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^ Probably. Wait times have been low lately aside from Steel Vengeance, Raptor (early), Valravn occasionally and Maverick.

 

Ugh. Everytime we plan a trip to the park the wind is crazy. Hoping that 18 mph winds aren’t enough to keep Steel Vengeance down tomorrow. Any of you guys seen what winds take it down? (Already anticipating Dragster not opening)

 

The gusts don’t seem crazy and wind will subside as the day goes on. Sky Ride and Windseeker are likely a no-go but you may get lucky with the coasters. They seem to have found their balls with Gatekeeper and Raptor lately. Dragster will likely operate on and off but I mean... what else is new?

 

I don’t know what the SV wind limit is but I doubt they’ll come close to hitting it. It seems to close around the same time Millennium Force does so it’s pretty tolerant. Gatekeeper, Raptor and Dragster are really the only ones to worry about unless they totally blow the forecast.

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Does anyone have any idea of what the long term intentions of scanning your FL+ pass may be? KI hasn't jumped on that band wagon, yet.

 

Being a 4G63T and 4B11T fan this page has been a hard one to read

Hahaha! Well played. My interest in cars is like my interest in roller coasters. I appreciate all of them for what they are, except I don't care about exotics I'll never own. I always wanted to own an evo, but I have too much of a soft spot for the unreliable EJ boxer rumble secured in an ugly obnoxious looking STI. I love them, but no... I don't vape...

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