MG Y Type Screensaver
5 Speed YB
A PDF by Tony Vernall
MG YT Factory
Production Records ~ recreated (159kb)
A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 20 Feb 2003)
Icon and instructions
for creating a desktop shortcut to the website. You may need both
skill and knowledge of the Y Type with our first
MG Engine History
A PDF file by Neil Cairns
MG Y Ledgers
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 but includes colour pictures) by Neil Cairns
30 March 2003
Please welcome Andrew Adamson
with Y 6041. Andrew's cars makes an amazing
Ys on Parade.
An astounding number! As we said at the outset, the idea of the page is to
"to provide a photographic record by chassis number, and to create the largest gathering
of Y Types in the (virtual) world outside of the factory!".
Undeniably, you have enabled us to do just that. What will the second year
bring? We do hope that you continue to derive as much pleasure and enjoYment
from the site as you all so clearly do from your Y. A big thank you from
us all here on the team.
29 March 2003
Please welcome Manfred
Schulz's and his second YB 1493. Manfred's cars is car 149 on
Ys on Parade
- next one will be car 150! Let's try to make it before the 1st birthday
of the site please.
22 March 2003
welcome Brian Mellem with Y 1582 to Ys on Parade.
Brian is our first Y from the Principality of Wales and has owned Y 1582 for 43
years - there is dedication for you indeed! Many thanks, Brian, for the
picture - clearly the little girl in the picture is not in Welsh national
costume, but what has she got on her head?. Brian is our 148th Y on
Parade, only 2 to go to the truly amazing 150 Ys in one (virtual) gathering.
Please keep sending them in - we now have a staggering 1.78% of total build and
150 will take us to 1.80%! (Thanks again everyone for making my job one of
20 March 2003
welcome Geoffrey Pace with Y 0865 to Ys on Parade.
Many thanks for your picture Geoffrey. We are always pleased to see and hear
about your Y Types, so please keep sending them to us.
18 March 2003
more websites were found on a recent trawl of the www that feature MG Y Types.
These have now been added to the Links page - sorry if
they are not new to you!
15 March 2003
month's mid-month reprint comes to you from
an article in The Motor published on 14 January 1948 and is a short tour of
Belgium. There is also a new Technical Advice on
running unleaded in a "Leaded" engine.
11 March 2003
Technical Advices for you today, plus a new Hint &
Tip from Richard Prior.
10 March 2003
welcome Daniel Richardson and Y 3750 to Ys on Parade.
Also, we have posted a
Technical Advice concerning
the weight of the MG Y (Saloon).
9 March 2003
Technical Advice for you today - this time on YBs and radial tyres.
8 March 2003
welcome Alan Perry and Y 7240 and John Edwards with his brace of Ys,
Y 3764 and Y 5650 to Ys on Parade. Y 3764 is fitted with a
Smiths Fresh-air heater and a separate picture is available from John's
narrative of this rather unique heater and is well worth a look at! Five
to go now to 150! Please keep sending them in.
4 March 2003
welcome John Hodson with Y 3459 to Ys on Parade.
Only 8 to go now to 150! Please keep sending them in.
We have been busy around the website colouring in the little
Ys that adorn the site (courtesy of Jack Murray). If you come across
somewhere we have missed, please let us know.
2 March 2003lease
welcome Colin Simmonds with Y 2870 to Ys on Parade.
He is the 141st car on Parade and the 150 is now well in sight before our first
anniversary! Well done everyone and thank you for sharing your cars with
A good source of used tools for your tool kit is John
Twinberrow. He is based in the UK so please be considerate of local time
differences if you call him. He and his wife are extremely helpful, but
will not welcome a call in the middle of the night, asking about tyre levers!
He does not have a website or an Email address as far as we know.
1 March 2003
welcome Charles Jenkinson with his very early Y - Y 0611, and Bryce Chick with
Y 1800 to
Ys on Parade and
YT 4162 has a new owner so please also welcome Eddie Jenner too. Chanaka Jinasena has sent some update photographs of the progress on his restoration and
these can be accessed from the Interesting Ys
Jerry Birkbeck has asked to remind all prospective
entrants that there is exactly ONE MONTH to go before
registration closes. He has
around 32 Y's already signed up for the run. So come on there must be at
least 18-20 regularly used models that haven't
as yet applied. Come on lets get them in!
Jack Murray has sent in a picture of the front cover of the
Jackall manual for Collectibles too.
Then, of course, there is a new
Picture of the Month for you too.
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