Originally Posted by tntmo
Wrong. You do not break the cam chain and there is not masterlink.
Remove the right side cover, remove the clutch, remove the locknut and gear off the crankshaft. You also do need to remove the oil pump.
I just did this today. Then I split the cases and removed the crankshaft. Very easy engine to work on.
SORRY... shoulda looked before i spoke. stupid whiskey. carry on...