Let there be Ys Screensaver
Safety Fast Newsletters
A full back catalogue of Newsletters scanned from Safety
Fast, from the first in 1992, to date.
MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated
(318kb) A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 3 January 2007).
The MG Y Type Buyer's Guide
A miscellany of resources
and articles to help you decide
MG Y Type Screensaver
5 Speed YB Conversion
(241kb) A PDF by Tony Vernall.
MG Icon and
for creating a desktop shortcut to the website. You may need both
MG Engine History
(330kb) A PDF file by Neil Cairns.
MG Y Ledgers
(310kb) A PDF file with an introduction by Neil Cairns of guarantee plates, chassis numbers
and engine numbers, where this information is known
Post War M.G. Saloon cars 1947 - 1999
(4.5mb including colour pictures) by Neil Cairns.
Luggage straps for the MG Y
Details on the luggage straps that were available as a period
Stories from the Rear view mirror
Historical research on individual cars by their owners.
Models of the MG Y Type
Details of models of the MG Y Type
of Y history events and contemporary world news
Sister Cars to the MG Y Type
by Neil Cairns
The MG Y Type Tool Kit
by Jeremy Havard
Terry Ciantar's original tool kit
Photographs by Terry Ciantar
Trivia and puzzles
Trivia Quiz 1.
Test your skill and knowledge of the Y Type.
Trivia Quiz 2
how well do you know your Y Type?
Picture Puzzle No 1
Picture Puzzle No 2
Picture Puzzle No 3
22 August 2008
Somewhat belated, but
the mid-month Reprinted Article has been
released! From the MG Magazine of Spring (I believe) 1989, it is an
excellent four page article entitled "Comfort fast: M.G.'s Post War Sports
19 August 2008
The South Australia
MG Car Club are organising a 60th Anniversary Run to celebrate the 60th
anniversary of the launch of the YT. Details can be found on the
17 August 2008
Today, please welcome
Caroline Define and YT 4457 (a close relative of
my own YT 4455) to
11 August 2008
The eagle eyes of
Karel Vermeer spotted an MG YT on a post card from Ireland.
This has been added to the Collectibles
Murray Grainger has
also advised on a very subtle fitment solution for rear flashing indicators
which has been added to the Hints and Tips page.
Visitors new and old are reminded
that a technical Q & A Advice service is provided by
David Pelham and Neil Cairns
to assist with technical problems.
7 August 2008
The Technical Centre
menu has been augmented, again! This time we are pleased to include an
entirely new concept - Technical Videos. US owners will be very familiar
with the famous John Twist and University Motors Limited. John has done a
number of MG related short technical videos that have been posted on YouTube,
and although none of his videos are specifically on MG Ys there are several that
are on T Types and even some of those on the MGB have technical relevance and
can easily be cross applied to the MG Y as so much of the mechanicals were
carried over from the brilliantly technically advanced Y pioneered engineering.
A quick link is provided here, but the permanent
link can be found by hovering over the Technical Centre button on the far left
menu and selecting Technical Videos from the list.
Ellen Wilson has updated the text for
Andrew Coulson has sent in a report from the Ripon Old Car Show. A link for this is on the
Events page, but it can also be accessed
Reprinted Article continues the run of articles from the US Publication 'MG Magazine', but now jumps forward to the Fall of 1988
. It is a short data summary on the MG YT.
Picture of the Month this month comes from Nico Dressen of the Netherlands. Thank you Nico, and when the painting is done, please send us a photograph for the
Artist's Impressions page too!
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