Let there be Ys Screensaver
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
5 Speed YB Conversion
(241kb) A PDF by Tony Vernall.
MG Icon and
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
26 September 2008
recommendation from Peter Vielvoye, a link has been added to the Supplier's
section of the Links Page for Coverdale (UK)
for Carpet sets for your Y.
23 September 2008
Today, please welcome
David French with YT 3374 to
Ys on Parade. Richard Knight has also updated
his picture of YB 0655 having now got it back
from the painters.
20 September 2008
Tony Slattery has
sent in a Hint and Tip about how to determine the size of camshaft fitted to
your Y, especially important when deciding if you have a 19 thousand or 12
thousand inch gap on your valve settings.
17 September 2008
Please welcome Martin
Godbey, owner of the
Museum, (Florida USA) and Y 4484 to
Ys on Parade.
15 September 2008
Reprinted Article comes from MG Enthusiast
Magazine for August 2006 and features Andrew and Arlene
Coulson's YB Pickup! Enjoy!!
12 September 2008
A lovely new post
card has been posted to the Collectibles page featuring an MG Y, the de Havilland Comet,
an Airspeed Ambassador (in flight) and
a Douglas DC6 (on the ground).
11 September 2008
The Y and Magnette
Register of the Victoria, South Australia MG Car Club had an Early Morning
Run to Winery in the Strathbogie Ranges in August 2008. A report and
pictures can be found here.
Today please welcome
John Sanderson with Y 5729 to
Ys on Parade.
John has also sent in a picture of Y 5729 at the wedding
of his daughter Judith from May 2005. Also Chris Blood has sent in a new
picture of YB 0838 too.
David Pelham has also
recommended the addition of Humphreys and Willis Auto Electricians in Redhill UK
for the successful rebuilding of Lucas C45 dynamos for our cars and also starter
motors and anything electrical too.
Please welcome Adam
and Steve Lombard to Ys on Parade with
YB 1512. Also please welcome David Ward as the new
owner of Y 1344 too.
Peter Vielvoye has
also sent in details of a toolbox to fit in the spare space in the battery box.
This has been added to the Hints and Tips page.
Picture of the Month this month - good job you
have the pick up Andrew as I bet you cannot get this in the back of your saloon
Reprinted Article continues the run of articles from the US Publication 'MG Magazine', but now jumps forward to the Fall of 1988
. It is a short data summary on the MG YT.
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