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.
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
25 December 2008
Added to the
Collectibles page today is a poster
available from The Roadster Factory
featuring a YT. Happy Christmas folks.
23 December 2008
A few more days are left in December to get
your captions in for the Picture of the Month.
Also, last month we added a jigsaw to the
Collectibles page. My wife and I have
now completed it so I have linked a picture of it to the entry.
17 December 2008
Reprinted Article comes from
Safety Fast, June 1997, the Golden Jubilee Year, and recalls the very first UK
Spring Run or The Birth of the Y Run.
11 December 2008
Today, please welcome James Sloan and
Y 0557 to Ys on Parade.
10 December 2008
David Pelham's YA and Peter Arnell's YB were in
service earlier this year as wedding cars.
9 December 2008
A new Hint and Tip
has been posted for those who have lost the rubber grommet over the rear
propeller shaft universal joint.
7 December 2008
Are these the earliest
photographs of a Y being used at a wedding?
5 December 2008
Neil Cairns has
informed me that the game "Touring England" (featured on
Collectibles a couple of months ago) is
apparently now being sold by a firm in Bridgewater; Russimco Ltd., Bridgewater,
TA7 9DR. Website <www.russimco.com>.
It is made in China.
More captions have
been added to the
Picture of the Month - keep them coming!
4 December 2008
Willem van der Veer
has filed a report on the MG Y-Sommertreff weekend held earlier this year (20-22
June 2008). This has been added to the Events
page, and can also be accessed here.
Those of us who missed it, missed a good event - thank you to Karl Heinz
Borchers for organising it, and Willem for the report and pictures.
Captions are rolling
in for the
Picture of the Month now, so check it out
periodically! You have a wicked sense of humour it seems.
The 2009 Calendar is
now available for download in one page per month format. Please use the
link here, or in the side column.
Racing forward from
1954, the Reprinted Article
comes from Classic Car Weekly magazine from November 2006.
Picture of the Month for December 2008 comes
again from Alf Luckman!
Archive of previous
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