CBR600 FX Cam Chain Tension Lifter (CCTL)

I finally got around to sorting the annoying rattle from the Cam Chain Tension lifter on my ‘99 Honda CBR600 FX. It had been bugging the shit out of me for nearly as long as I’ve had the bike, and whilst doing a bit of hunting around got the problem diagnosed as the CCTL. The Hayne’s manual doesn’t cover this pesky little problem, but fortunately, I found an excellent guide to it over at Boss Turbo.

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This Blog

This is being written from the future… around 2022 to be precise, but trying to capture the history of the site. This blog has been through various incarnations over the last 25 years or so. It originated in the very early days of Geocities but actually on the XOOM platform. It was a hand-crafted abomination in Microsoft Frontpage. At some point in the early 2000s it tried to grow up when it got moved on to the b2 cafelog platform, and lived there for a while.

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