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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

 (2.7 MB).

MG YT Screensaver


5 Speed YB Conversion

(241kb) A PDF by Tony Vernall.

MG Icon and instructions

for creating a desktop shortcut to the website.  You may need both files.

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 optional extra.

 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

Historical Timeline

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

15 July 2007

The mid-month Reprinted Article is taken from The Motor - 14 May 1947 and is probably one of the first reviews in any of the British Motoring press.


8 July 2007

Please welcome Andrew Maxey who bought YB 0640 to Ys on Parade. Andrew bought the car from the previous owner in 2004, but we have just been asked to update the entry, so belated a welcome!


4 July 2007

Today, please welcome Murray Grainger with Y 5100 to Ys on Parade. Murray's car make yet another pairing with Y 5099.


3 July 2007

Today, please welcome Mostyn up ton with YT 3590 to Ys on Parade. Mostyn's car make yet another pairing with YT 3591.


1 July 2007

The Picture of the Month this month comes from Peter Vielvoye in the Cotswolds UK.

The Reprinted Article for this month comes from the Autocar of June 1950 and covers a beautiful scenic drive in the North of the UK - seeds for ideas for future Northern weekends in the UK creating a re-run?

Finally, please welcome Michael Buckley with Y 7141 to Ys on Parade.  Michael's car make yet another pairing with Y 7142 of Henry and Marlies Hebels!


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