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 on how to buy and what to look for.
MG Y Type Screensaver
Let there be Ys Screensaver
5 Speed YB Conversion
(241kb) A PDF by Tony Vernall.
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.
22 May 2009
Today, please welcome
Jim Masleck and YT 3465 to
Ys on Parade.
19 May 2009
unearthed two more films that include an MG Y in them! These have been
added to the Ys on Film ... and other media page.
18 May 2009
Keith Herkes has sent
in photographs of the Awards from the UK Spring Run and these have been added to
16 May 2009
David Mullen found
this great link from Australia from
Unique Cars and
Parts. It has also been added to the Links page.
There is an open section at the bottom of the page where you can add comments to
the Blog, so please add your comments about Y Types there. It will
be cool to see the comments on this grow!!
Some more photos have
also been added to the Flickr page too.
15 May 2009
This month's mid
month Reprinted Article is from
The Autocar, 31 August 1951 and is called "A Weekend and a quarter"! Also,
Rod Gonzales has sent in some photographs of his YT being used at a
wedding in July 2005.
14 May 2009
Please welcome Bob
Wells and Y 1962 to
Ys on Parade.
13 May 2009
Jerry Birkbeck has
filed a report on the Spring Run, with
photographs by Richard Knight. This has been added to the
Events page too.
12 May 2009
Today please welcome
Gavin Donohoe with Y 0974 to
Ys on Parade.
10 May 2009
The MG Car Club Y
Type Register have appointed Peter Vielvoye as Chairman. the following is a
press release from David Pelham, their PR Officer.
At the Y-Type
Register Committee Meeting held on Wednesday 29th April 2009, the Register
Committee co-opted Peter Vielvoye onto the Committee and appointed him to the
vacant post of Chairman of the Register for the current year. Peter will hold
the post until the next AGM of the Register in March 2010.
his services as Chairman after attending this year's Register AGM. Peter owned a
YB in the 1960’s and acquired his current YT in 2001. Peter has attended all of
the Spring Runs including the Riverside picnic in 2002 and is also an active
member of the Gloucestershire MG Owner’s Club.
We welcome him
to the Committee and we know that he looks forward to meeting up with other Y
Owners at the Register's Spring Run and Annual Dinner on 9th /10th May 2009.
9 May 2009
unidentified Y in the
Picture of the Month has been claimed - thank
you Chris Swale for getting in touch. I have added your name to the
Picture of the Month text.
7 May 2009
Flickr photograph has been added.
1 May 2009
Tony Knowles has
suggested the addition of Tracy Tools Ltd. in Devon, UK as a source for BSC, BSF,
BSW, UNF, UNC, BA, Metric etc, with a full range of Left Hand, Special Thread
and Insert Taps etc.
and they have been added
to the Links page.
Reprinted Article comes Safety
Fast, is entitled "Berlin Meeting 1994" as Chris Buckland took
his Y to Berlin.
Picture of the Month is by Murray Grainger from
the Brooklands meeting, 5 April, 2009.
Snippet has been added too.
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