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Retarding a cam in a 383 with tight clearance

I have a chev 383 that I built a year ago, I installed the cam advanced 4 degrees and now would like to put it to 4 degrees retarded. On assembly I had about .050" clearance between one of the cam lobes and a rod, does anyone know if the clearance gets tighter or looser when the cam is retarded?

Russel

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