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Why do they reverse grind or custom grind cams do they work as well as a regular one.
I have a comp cam the lift is 488/465 in a 383 stroker.


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They reverse grind them so that you can use a two gear drive rather than a chain or idler gear. It's a good idea but overkill for most street cars. A custom grind is exactly that you call the camgrinder and give him your specs and he grinds it to order. Great if you know what your doing otherwise...
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You might have a two-motor marine application also, where you want one of the motors to turn counter-clockwise. That would also require grinding the cam in reverse.
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