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    Posted: 31 March 2006 at 4:53pm
Everyone is PMing me about how to complete the Super R/T with a QEV mod on their 98 or a-5.  I'd like to ask a mod to sticky this post.

If you are like me, you thought the super r/t would be an easy mod.  You call Tippmann, they send you the parts, you put them on.  Once you get them, you realize you don't have exactly what you need to properly connect everything.  Here I will show you the easiest way to complete a full Super R/T and QEV setup.

First off, what is the logic behind the Super R/T?  By changing the hoselines and connectors from 1/16" to 1/8", you greatly increase the airflow to the R/T.  This in turn gives the R/T the ability to cycle faster, and will in most cases allow a rate of fire of 20 balls per second, sometimes more.  Some of you woodsballers may say that is useless, but it is not the only use for the Super R/T.  The larger hoses actually allow the user to hold the sweetspot of the R/T much easier, and for greater periods of time.  This means you will more than likely be able to maintain an almost effortless 12-15 bps, maybe higher depending on your tolerance.  Remember, the R/T doesn't just have to be tuned for speed.

The next question to clear up is how does the QEV affect the cyclone system?  When the stock cyclone cycles with the marker, air is forced into the chamber attached to the feeder and it cocks the cyclone, after the paintball has left the barrel and pressure is released, the cyclone is triggered and uncocks, spinning it and loading a new ball.  The air that was in the cyclone is forced back into the body of the marker.  By adding a QEV, the air is allowed to escape directly out the end of the cyclone, allowing it to cycle faster.  You need to understand that the cyclone does not spin when pressure is applied, but when pressure is released.  You can see this yourself by pushing the manual button.


On to the fun part!

What You Will Need:
-1/8" Flow Control Adjuster (10/32 threading)*
-Banjo "T" Fitting (or regular Banjo Fitting without cyclone)*
-1/8" ID Line (gun to adjuster)*
-Clippard MEV (or QEV of your choice)
-Pack of 1/8" barbs
-1/8" ID Line (gun to QEV)

*Parts provided by Tippmann


Step 1:  Notice the difference.

Here are the standard fittings and hoselines (1/16"):


1.) 1/16" Banjo "T" (10/32 threading)
2.) 1/16" Flow Control Adjuster (10/32 threading)
3.) 1/16" Banjo (10/32 threading)


Step 2:  Preparing to install.

Befor installing the parts onto the actual marker, there are a few things to connect and mess around with.

First, you should connect the 1/8" adjuster fitting to the Banjo "T" fitting using an appropriately sized ID hoseline (all provided by Tippmann).  Make sure to connect both fittings with the threading facing the same way. 


The QEV:

The QEV has no way to attach to the hoseline, so a barb must first be attached.  Screw a single 1/8" barb into the "Input" side of the QEV.  Now, you may hold the QEV near to the marker to determine the exact size of ID hose you must cut to attach the QEV to the Banjo "T".

After you have cut the proper length hose, attach it to the Banjo "T" with the threading of the "T" facing left and the threading of the QEV facing down.


Installing the Super R/T:

Now you will want to attach these parts to the actual marker.  Befor attaching the QEV, you may want to note that it will be facing the wrong direction when properly secured.  To solve this problem, many people file down the cyclone for it to fit properly, but I simply removed o-rings from the extra barbs (it comes in a pack of 5) and put them onto the QEV until it would secure in the proper direction.  Be sure to add a small amount of oil if you are doing this.

Now, simply make sure the stock fittings are removed, and secure the QEV, as well as attach both the rear adjuster and the Banjo "T".

This is what the setup should look like:


1.) 1/8" Banjo "T" fitting (10/32 threading)
2.) 1/8" Flow Control Adjuster (10/32 threading)
3.) QEV
4.) Exaust side of QEV
5.) O-rings

Here it is from a different angle:


1.) 1/8" Banjo "T" fitting (10/32 threading)
2.) 1/8" Flow Control Adjuster (10/32 threading)
3.) QEV
4.) 1/8" Barb fitting

Now you are essentially done the Super R/T + QEV mod on your A-5 or 98.

If you would prefer to find a Clippard parts dealer rather than purchase these parts over the internet (to avoid shipping etc.) do as follows:

1.) Go HERE
2.) Select your country.
3.) Enter other information it asks for (zip/postal etc.)
4.) Scroll down, and information on the nearest dealer will be displayed.

Now go get it tuned, and have some fun!


Edited by RavenGuard - 03 May 2006 at 11:29pm
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I'm glad so many are finding this useful :P:P:P
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Very well done RavenGuard.  I personally dont need it, but the newbs here arnt going to read this before they post 
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Well, it'd save everyone some time by simply linking here instead of re writing this whole thing 19 times like I had to for everyone who asked.  Maybe I'm just too nice :P
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I greatly appreciate your efforts. Very nice tutorial! I'm sure many will find it very useful. Thanks man!
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Your welcome... It doesn't look like this is gonna get stickied though... :(
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Very nice post.

Ravenguard, if you could repost this in the uber FAQ thread, that would be great.  Thanks.

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Alright :)

Sorry about the inbox... I'm used to being able to have more than 10 msgs lol.
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Originally posted by RavenGuard RavenGuard wrote:

Alright :)

Sorry about the inbox... I'm used to being able to have more than 10 msgs lol.

You can have 40.
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Originally posted by Snake6 Snake6 wrote:

Originally posted by RavenGuard RavenGuard wrote:

Alright :)

Sorry about the inbox... I'm used to being able to have more than 10 msgs lol.

You can have 40.


I only had 10 and it said 100% full...

Anyways, It's in the upgrades an customizing, but I guess I'll let it float around here for others to see it.
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Originally posted by RavenGuard RavenGuard wrote:

Originally posted by Snake6 Snake6 wrote:

Originally posted by RavenGuard RavenGuard wrote:

Alright :)

Sorry about the inbox... I'm used to being able to have more than 10 msgs lol.

You can have 40.


I only had 10 and it said 100% full...

Anyways, It's in the upgrades an customizing, but I guess I'll let it float around here for others to see it.

Ha!

you got jipped then.

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lol...  Sometimes you make me wonder, snake :P
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Excellent post, If you are interested in buying the parts, I found them available here. the only thing that is missing in the kit is the QEV.

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'topic very helpful to me.'
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I'm glad to hear it :D
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Originally posted by 3hb78ftg 3hb78ftg wrote:

Excellent post, If you are interested in buying the parts, I found them available here. the only thing that is missing in the kit is the QEV.

Also missing the barbs.

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I found the parts i needed thanks o this thread..

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This post is great. I would however, like to make a small addition. The link tyo the 1/8 line is incorrect. The correct part number is URH1-0804-BLT-050.

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could i just install the r/t for now then later one make it super r/t
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will the super r/t work with an tippmann exspasion chamber. and at tippmannparts.com  i think iam going to order that kit, but whats missing in the kit besides qev which iam going to need to install. some said barbs iam not sure tho and what are barbs? is this upgrade worth the 30 bucks plus response trigger 
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