The CH was the original "ba-a-a-d motorsickle." To own a CH was to own the ultimate in 2-wheeled transportaion. And more than a few high school kids worked paper routes and cut lawns during the summer trying to save enough money to buy this dream--though they often ended up with a 250cc Sprint.
That was me. Not only did I have a paper route and cut lawns, I baled hay and fried chicken. It still wasn't enough to swing the XLCH but it was enough to plunk down $650.00 cash to buy myself a Sprint H my senior year in high school.
But now I've got the Sportster and things are progressing slowly but surely. I had to order in the locking tab for the clutch nut but it should be in today. I started making the clutch tools but we had some company show up and put me back just a little. No biggie - nice visit and time well spent. Anyway, I didn't realize it initially but I actually need two different tools to tighten up the primary chain sprockets. One links the sprocket on the crank to the sprocket on the clutch shell. The other one locks the clutch shell to the clutch hub. I wish I knew how to run the CNC plasma at the college - I could knock out what I need pretty quick like. As it is, it'll take a bit of work the old fashioned way with a saw and a grinder but that's OK. The other option would be a couple of old clutch discs welded together but I don't have those either. I'll get it figured out and hopefully made up in the next few days.