Click here to download
MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated
(337kb) A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 1
Fractions to Decimals to Millimetres
Click here to download
UK Licence plates
A document reproduced here by kind permission of the
Chiltern Vehicle Preservation Group
Parts Cross Reference pages
Look up modern supplier part numbers for your MG Y Type Parts needs
MG Service Department
Service Sheet Amendments
The XPAG Cooling System
by Gene Gillam
The Alternate Parts List
by John Lawson. This is a very useful cross reference on many Y/YT and YB parts and lists other cars that had the same parts.
Guide for Users of Historic
Safety Fast Newsletters
A full back catalogue of Newsletters scanned from Safety
Fast, from the first in 1992, to date.
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
MG YT 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
(289kb) 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.
27 January 2013
The Lucas Overseas Technical Correspondence Course has been added to the
Technical Data page. Although this post dates the era of our cars, it contains invaluable information that will help you understand Lucas wiring and addresses many pieces of Lucas equipment on our cars..
25 January 2013
Matthew Crawford now also shares with us the third of his Ys ...
Y 6737 which has now been added to
Ys on Parade. A great project that will be very interesting to see the completion of it in
Interesting Ys at a later date!
23 January 2013
Details of Sommertreff 2013 - the European MG Y Event of the Year - are now on the
22 January 2013
Matthew Crawford is also the owner of
Y 3593 which has now been added to
Ys on Parade.
21 January 2013
The next episode of the
Antipodean Adventure has been uploaded! Enjoy!!
20 January 2013
Bob's Speedometer have been recommended to us as an instrument repairer in the US and he has been added to our recommended
Two new videos have been added to the
Ys on Film page - another of David Pelham's "home videos" and also the unveiling of the restored YT 4127. They really know how to do this in Israel!!
17 January 2013
Detail and an application form for the MG Car Club Spring Run are now available on the
16 January 2013
Matthew Crawford is the new owner of
YT 4171 and has updated
Ys on Parade with a new photograph and has also updated his text for
Y 3847 and the photograph too.
Reprinted Article comes from
The Autocar of 30 June 1950 and is another road trip entitled "Pleasant Places in Wales".
12 January 2013
Karl Heinz has kindly sent in a very rare brochure from 1950 ...
in French! Thank you Karl.
3 January 2013
Our first entry to
Ys on Parade in 2013 is John Bowman with
Y 4424 - welcome John, great to have you on
1 January 2013
The International MG Y Type Register Calendar for 2013 is now available for
download here, and on the side bar. Happy New Year to you all.
Coming up this year we have another excellent adventure, not from Bill and Ted, but from the Antipodean Adventurers, and David Pelham will be providing archive video from MG Y Tours of Yesteryear!
But first, our regular feature
Picture of the Month comes Charles Wiggins, and the
Reprinted Article comes from The Autocar magazine, October 1953.
Wishing you all a happy and safe 2013.
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