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progressive transmission

Automotive Term

The term progressive transmission means any manual transmission that requires you to go through all of the gears in order, (without skipping any of them). As opposed to a selective transmission, which allows you to select any gear at any time. These transmissions are most common today on motorcyles and ATV's, but were common on a wide variety of vehicles in the past.

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