Technical

The following index represents the complete list of technical articles printed in Clan Owners Club Magazines and Newsletters between 1979 and 2001. Articles can be supplied to members on the understanding that the information contained therein results from the experience of the individual authors. Some of this information may have been updated in the passage of time and the COC Committee offer it in good faith as guidance to more recent Clan owners. Any advice acted upon is at your own risk and it is assumed that all reasonable safety precautions will be observed.

Articles will be supplied to members on receipt of a suitably sized and stamped SAE (dependent on the number of articles requested). Address your requirements to: The Magazine Editors – address as in the magazine.

Crusader Body

ArticleAuthorVolNoPageDate
Repairing fibreglass bodiesJohn Higgs15
More on fibreglass repairsJohn Higgs16
Rally Clan preparationRichard Ceen24Winter '80
Fitting a glass sunroofGeorge Stewart718Spring '84
On waterproofing your bootsPeter King8250Summer'85
Clan Windscreen rubbers - How to fit themJim Orr94124Winter '86
Wheelarch panelsDave Weedon1016Spring '87
Drunken bumpersDon Woolley104105Winter '87
Cilla Black memoirs resurface in Essex villageRichard Cronin11266Summer '88
The Campden ChatDave Weedon144100Winter '91
Hydraulic Engine cover stayRichard Cronin15361Autumn '92
Water, water everywhereDave Weedon16413Winter '93
How to get from this - to thisDave Weedon17249Summer '94
Split personalitiesGrahame Pearson17379Autumn '94
Tips for the winter monthsNigel Lenton174111Winter '94
Recovering the Nix sunroofPeter Nix194110Winter '96
Clan repaint - the low-cost optionPeter Thorne194112Winter '96
SunroofsRichard Bevan21381Autumn '98
Washer bottlesJohn Simmons21385Autumn '98
Paint colours and codesJim McEwan22115Spring '99

Brakes - Crusader Technical Articles

ArticleAuthorVolNoPageDate
Rally Clan preparationRichard Ceen21Spring '79
Brakes - frontGirling52Summer '82
Brakes - ServoGirling52Summer '82
BrakesGirling53Autumn '82
BrakesGirling54Winter '82
Front disc brake conversionDave Excell9, 124, 2125, 60Winter '86, Summer '89
Dual circuit brakes and the ClanJim Orr16420Winter '93
Seized BrakesGeorge Stewart174111Winter '94
Silicone brake fluidsCastrol2017Spring '97
Disc brakesRichard Bevan21246Summer '98
Disc brakesRichard Bevan21366Autumn '98
Brake component diagramsGirling22118Spring '99

Crusader Chassis

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Clan rearcrossmembersRichardMyatt15--
CillaBlackStuart Anderson7120Spring '84
Clanclangers-CrossmemberDaveWeedon74108Winter '84
More oncrossmembersChris Dave Guest8253Summer '85
Support for a Cross MemberJohn Mills8382Autumn '85
Another case of the x-membersSteve Williams8385Autumn '85

Crusader Cooling

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
High Efficiency Radiator???14--
Heating VentilationModsSteve McCarthy41-Spring '81
Engine CoolingPaulHaussauer52-Summer '82
Temperature gaugeA.McMutrie52-Summer '82
Living with the Clan - 2 CoolingGordonFallowfield53-Autumn '82
Hints TipsStuart Anderson8116Spring '85
Improving the cooling system used on the ClanSteve Williams84114Winter '85
Some thoughts experiments regarding overheatingD.Henshaw/Imp Club9118Spring '86
Imp UnreliabilityDaveExcell10241Summer '87
Cool It!DaveWeedon10242Summer '87
CoolingChris Clay10373Autumn '87
Don't blow your topDaveExcell10383Autumn '87
Cool It!DaveWeedon10495Winter '87
Still hot under the collar?George Stewart104106Winter '87
Autumn MistsRichard Holt114114Winter '88
Stop dribblingAndyFreeth14240Summer '91
Piping onAndyFreeth14240Summer '91
Cooling system upgradePaul McBride174104Winter '94
OverheatingRichardBevan174111Winter '94
71ºxthermostatsJim Orr174111Winter '94
Water pump failureDaveExcell174111Winter '94
Radiator modificationRayWilks184125Winter '95
DemistingRichard Holt184121Winter '95
Oil TemperaturesNickCleak1918Spring '96
Are you unimpressed with your heater?Robert Currie2019Spring '97
Engine temperatureClifford Hill20237Summer '97
Keeping coolRichard Holt22239Summer '99
Keeping cool (Part 2)RichardBevan22240Summer '99
Pipe Dreams (part 1)Fred Brookes22246Summer '99
CoolingBill Halley22369Autumn '99
Cool It!Richard Holt22487Winter '99
Front radiator? Not me sir!Robert Currie2317Spring '00
Cooling the heaterRoger Phillips24112Spring '00
Electric Water pumpPete Richards24116Spring '00

Crusader Doors

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Door HingesIan Hopper0?? '80
Those Bloody DoorsJohn Higgs41Spring '81
Getting it out (Doors Pt 2)John Higgs42Summer '81
Living with the Clan - 6 The doorsGordonFallowfield7254Summer '84
Clanclangers- DoorsDaveWeedon74111Winter '84
How to fit new style door locksNicRowley9384Autumn '86
Door hingesRayWilks18262Summer '95
Clan doorsRichard Holt20248Summer '97

Crusader Electrics

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Living with the Clan - 3 The electrical systemGordonFallowfield54Winter '82
The electrical systemPaulHaussauer61Spring '83
HeadlampsAndyFreeth13367Autumn '90
Headlamp ConversionJohnPedder13386Autumn '90
Automatic reversing lightsAndyFreeth134125Winter '90
IndicatorsTerry Clarke14378Autumn '91
HeadlampsRoger Phillips1515Spring '92
TheCampdenchat -Clan CoilsDaveWeedon16126Spring '93
Light switch at the end of the tunnel?Chris Aiken17260Summer '94
TheCampdenchat - wiring loomsDaveWeedon18249Summer '95
Wiring Diagram???184118Winter '95
Starting problemsRichardBevan19126Spring '96
Wiring loomsNeil Brookes19373Autumn '96
Starter motorsRichard Holt194116Winter '96
Ignition scatterClifford Hill20237Summer '97
Fusing a Clan CrusaderDaveWeedon22242Summer '99
Batterycut-out switchVarious2516Spring '01

Crusader Engine

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Dipstick mod???14
Living with the Clan - 1 The engineGordon Fallowfield52Summer '82
EngineBuildingDave Weedon61Spring '83
Everything you wanted to know about competition camshafts???9244Summer '86
The 930 Sunbeam engineDaveExcell11397Autumn '88
EnginesIan Sykes13124Spring '90
Oil filtersAndy Freeth14240Summer '91
What a buzzAndy Freeth14, 1740, 111Summer '91 Winter '94
TheCampdenchat - Dreams, Desires NightmaresDave Weedon16126Spring '93
Camshafts,Webersand other diversionsRichard Bevan16260Summer '93
Horror StoryNigel Hawes17117Spring '94
Unleaded fuelDave Excell174111Winter '94
Oil filtersRichard Bevan19256Summer '96
Lead-free Imp enginesDave Weedon2219Spring '99

Crusader Fuel

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Large capacity fuel tankEric Ainscough0--?? '80
Fire precautionsDave Weedon54-Winter '82
Fire precautionsPaul Haussauer61-Spring '83
A cautionary taleBob Milloy7374Autumn '84
Problems with twinStrombergsDave Excell84108Winter '85
Weber jettingChris Clay9260Summer '86
Weber jettingRichard Bevan15123Spring '92
The never ending saga of Clans and unleaded fuelsDave Excell15245Summer '92
Tanks for the memoriesRay Wilks16116Spring '93
TheCampdenchat - FLOJETSDave Weedon16126Spring '93
Fuel tankDave Weedon174111Winter '94
CarburettorsIan Sykes174111Winter '94

Crusader Interest

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Two Scottish ClansJim Orr7376Autumn '84

Crusader Interior

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
The Repair of Clan seatsW. Halley41Spring '81
Living with the Clan - 5 InteriorGordonFallowfield64Winter '83
Clan Heated Rear WindscreenIan Whittle9114Spring '86
Getting upholstery done - tips pitfallsChris Aiken18246Summer '95

Crusader Lighting

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Pop-ups???7250Summer '84

Crusader Parts

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
SparesNicRowley41Spring '81
PartsFactory52Summer '82
Useful Part Nos.AndyFreeth13371Autumn '90

Crusader Rebuild

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
The story of Pinkie andPerkieDaveWeedon174123Winter '94
Focus on Clan Chassis CL001Denis Jones19117Spring '96
Focus on TTC 98LJoeGowland19248Summer '96
Spotlight on CIL 6712Raymond Keith Lindsay194105Winter '96
Project RC002 -reshellDenis Jones22489Winter '99
MYY 765L Part 2John Mills23113Spring '00

Crusader Suspension

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Rally Clan preparationRichardCeen21-Spring '79
There's a creaking noise coming from the backBill SimonHird52-Summer '82
Rear Hub bearing line-up toolJohnBoak53-Autumn '82
Clan ModificationNicRowley54-Winter '82
Clan HandlingPaulHaussauer61-Spring '83
Living with the Clan - 4 Steering SuspensionGordonFallowfield61-Spring '83
Clan Rally PreparationRichardCeen9248Summer '86
Zebedeebuys a ClanDaveWeedon9382Autumn '86
Random Jottings of a Station HackRoger Phillips13383Autumn '90
Don’t let your suspension get you downNigelLenton17387Autumn '94
Another angle on front suspensionJim Orr174107Winter '94
On the subject of greaseNigelLenton174111Winter '94
Springs and thingsRichard Holt18115Spring '95
Suspension: the basic realityPeter Millington18117Spring '95
Handling - get the basics right firstBob Hoare18121Spring '95
Some technical thoughtsRichard Holt184121Winter '95
Clan suspensionRichardBevan/DaveWeedon20114Spring '97
King pinsRichardBevan20246Summer '97
Rear suspension diagram and parts???20497Winter '97
Rust alertRobert Currie21366Autumn '98
Things that go bumpRichard Holt22239Summer '99

Crusader Technical

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Service BulletinFactory41-Spring '81
Technical TopicsFactory41-Spring '81
TipsVarious42-Summer '81
Clan ModificationRaymond Stewart43-Autumn '81
TipsNicRowley43-Autumn '81
TipsVarious51-Spring '82
Clan ModificationPaulHaussauer51-Spring '82
Clan ModificationJohn Baker52-Summer '82
TipsVarious52-Summer '82
Editorial commentStuart Anderson52-Summer '82
TipsGeorge Stewart53-Autumn '82
TipsGeorge Stewart54-Winter '82
TipsLance Davidson64-Winter '83
TipsNicRowley71-Spring '84
TipsNicRowley7247Summer '84
TipsGeorge Stewart8252Summer '85
WarningJohn le Surf8252Summer '85
Clanclangers- EpilogueDaveWeedon8258Summer '85
PartsJimMcEwan9111Spring '86
TipsPeter King9121Spring '86
TipsGeorge Stewart9243Summer '86
Hints TipsJohnPedder12389Autumn '89
Tips for the winter monthsNigelLenton174111Winter '94

Crusader Transmission

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Rubberrotoflexmod???14-
CogboxclinicDaveWeedon11268Summer '88
Cogboxclinic (Part 2)DaveWeedon13126Spring '90
Bleeding clutchAndyFreeth14240Summer '91
TheCampdenChatDaveWeedon144100Winter '91
Clutch change in one hourDaveWeedon17120Spring '94
Seized ClutchNigelLenton174111Winter '94
TheCampdenchat -driveshaftsDaveWeedon18249Summer '95
Clutch problemsRichardBevan19386Autumn '96

Crusader Various

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Some Clan TipsNigelLenton134103Winter '90
Clan - Chassis #22Roger O'Brien184113Winter '95
Clan sagaJames Cross19110Spring '96
Dreams, desires and realityGuyZoller19112Spring '96

Crusader Wheels

AuthorVolNoPageDate 
Wheel balance???53-Autumn '82
TyresizesChris Clay9260Summer '86
TyresizesDaveExcell9385Autumn '86
Conversion to 13" wheelsChris Clay11388Autumn '88
Wheel tyredataChris Clay11390Autumn '88
Wheel balanceRichard Holt194116Winter '96