22 March 2005
With the sun now definitely half way over the equator, and the heralding of Spring for the Northern Hemisphere, and Autumn for the Southern, Richard Prior has sent in another entry for Ys at Weddings -
lovely pictures, thank you Richard.
For those in the UK - don't forget its almost last orders for the 2005 Spring
Run too - booking form download here.
20 March 2005
A new collectible has been added to the Collectibles page.
19 March 2005
Alan Taylor, former owner of Y 2793 has sent in a pencil sketch of his Y and has also volunteered his services for anyone who may want a sketch of their car. Alan's sketch can be found on the Artist's Impressions page.
14 March 2005
With just over a month to go now to the UK Season opener entry forms for "The MG Y Register Spring Run" you can still be downloaded from the Events Page. Also two other events for the UK diary worth noting are the 6th Abingdon Fayre, Air and Country Show will take place on Sunday 1st May at Dalton Barracks Abingdon (Vehicle bookings, contact Brian Davis on +44 (0)7789 654204), and The MG Saloon Car Show run by the M Group at Stanford Hall, Lutterworth Leicestershire on July 3, 2005- details can be obtained from them here.
The mid-month Reprinted Article is taken from Classic and Sportscar magazine - October 1986 and features a review of MG Saloon Cars from the Y Type to the 1300.
7 March 2005
A highly amusing entry (entry 133) to the guestbook today from Mike Anderson of Australia - former Y owner. Worth taking a look at as I am sure we can all relate to most of his story, if quite not the bit about the policeman! Thank you Mike, please continue to enjoy the site and one day maybe another Y will find its way into your garage!
1 March 2005
March is already upon us! For those who hibernated their cars over the Northern hemisphere winter, now is the time to start thinking of waking them up and preparing for the Spring Run in the UK. Fortunately here in the Pacific North West they do not use salt on the roads (a chemical de-icer is used instead) so my YA has already seen some action in the last few days, however I run it throughout the winter any way.
As regular visitors will know, we normally bring you one Reprinted Article a month. However, on that basis it would have taken well into 2009 to exhaust the current stock of articles already prepared to release, so it has been decided to release two a month - one at the start and one half way through. In view of the current climate in the UK, and the impending winter season in the Southern hemisphere, perhaps an early article on "Fitting a Smiths Heater" by one W. E. Blower would be appropriate. Unfortunately I have not been able to trace either the date or the original publication, however it is assumed to be some time in the
This Month's Picture of the Month is provided
by Colin Essex of Coventry and goes back in time to the MG Saloon Day,2003.
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