One page per month version
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.
25 December 2009
Wishing you all a
very Merry Christmas - as a present the 2010 Calendar
has been uploaded for you.
21 December 2009
A new link has been
added for Michael Peters trading
as Surplus Supplies. Mike can supply all the "old" thread nuts and
bolts etc. such as BSW, BSF, BSP etc.
part drawings of the boot liner cards have also been
added to the site. We hope you like the new image opening script as this
will be deployed throughout the site over the coming months too.
16 December 2009
The second Annual
Christmas Luncheon Meeting of the "MG Y-Type OWNING, TINKERING,
RACING, DISCUSSING & EXPLORING SOCIETY has been announced and added to the
Events page for the benefit of Y owners in or visiting
Queensland, Australia! This auspicious event will take place this coming
Monday, 21 December 2009. Scroll down the page to this event.
The MG Car Club Y
Type Register newsletter for December 2009 has also been added to their
15 December 2009
TC owner Terry
Saunders has advised us that he can now provide LED rear D lamp conversion kits
to fit MG Y Types, irrespective of whether you have positive earth or negative
earth systems. A link has been added to the Links Page under
Electrical / Instruments /
Reprinted Article has also been
added with a translation of the article from La Presse.
9 December 2009
Today, please welcome
Robin Lowery, the new owner of Y 6623 to
Ys on Parade. Also, after an absence of 11
years of Y ownership (though never far away from Ys), please welcome back Jerry
Birkbeck and his new YT, YT 4372, to
Ys on Parade too.
8 December 2009
Tony Slattery has
sent in another great picture from the recent wedding
of his daughter Erin to Sean Gregory ... of course with Y Types in it too!
7 December 2009
Snippet has been added - an interesting
modification to the gracious lines of the YA that will not be to everyone's
taste for sure!
5 December 2009
Snippets have been added today, and also to keep you
busy during the upcoming holidays, a new puzzle - an aMazinG
3 December 2009
Today, I have great
pleasure in bringing to you the 444th entry on
Ys on Parade, so a big welcome please for a "Little
Gem" of a Y Type - YB 1170, now owned by no
lesser group of people than the MG Car Club!
1 December 2009
Only fourteen days
left to get your order in to Mike and Sue Silk in time for delivery before the
VAT increase goes into effect for all EU customers now! Hurry.
Picture of the Month comes from Willem van der
Veer and explains how to influence judges!
Reprinted Article continues with
another French Canadian
article from January 2008, and a new Snippet has been
added from the December 1988 Sacred Octagon of a picture of Jean Kimber Cook
(Cecil Kimber's daughter) and a YT!
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