Maurer Sohne warns of X-car flaws, urges Universal to close roller coaster

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In a Sept. 2 bulletin, German roller coaster manufacturer Maurer Sohne said stress testing of its "X-Car" ride vehicles, the coaster trains used in Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit at Universal Studios Florida, may not be "fatigue endurable." Universal says recent closure of the ride is unrelated.

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