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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

MG Y Type Screensaver

 (2.7 MB).

MG YT Screensaver


5 Speed YB Conversion

(241kb) A PDF by Tony Vernall.

MG Icon and instructions

for creating a desktop shortcut to the website.  You may need both files.

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 optional extra.

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

Historical Timeline

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

28 October 2007

Karel Vermeer has sent in a great card for Father's Day, or any other special occasion for a Dad and this has been added to the Collectibles page..


15 October 2007

This month's mid-month Reprinted Article comes from Restored Cars magazine of Australia, September-October 1976 and covers a test drive in an MG YT. Tony Slattery has researched the licence plate and has found that "KUO-755" is chassis number YT3737. Last known owner mid 90's was in Victoria.

Tony Slattery's dimensioned drawing has also been added to the Parts Drawings page so you can make one up/have one made if yours is missing.

And finally for today, please welcome Matt Agelink, from the Netherlands and Y 0604 to Ys on Parade.


12 October 2007

Remo Peter has sent in a painting ... from the dark side in time for Halloween to Artist's Impressions.  Check it out.


11 October 2007

Of late there has been much discussion on the Bulletin Board about the fitting of front seat belts. Roy Clapham has kindly provided some engineering drawing and photographs, together with a set of very comprehensive notes covering his personal installation of them.  This can be accessed from here, and from the link in Hints and Tips.


8 October 2007

Terry Ciantar has sent in a copy of a 1947 Export brochure which exhibits several significant differences over the 1948 one.  He has highlighted these and his comments have been appended to the posting.  This has been updated to the Brochure page.


3 October 2007

Mike Silk has updated the photograph and text for YT 2744 in Ys on Parade.


1 October 2007

The Picture of the Month this month has a different Y based theme!!

The Reprinted Article for this month comes from Country Life magazine, May 1948 and is a review of the MG YA, in quite some detail for a non-motoring publication!

Also, please welcome Graig Trenham with Y 1141 and Ed Winters with YB 1041 to Ys on Parade.


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