Register your MG Y Type with us -
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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.
29 January 2014
Today, please welcome Neil Coombes and
YT 4451 to Ys on Parade.
27 January 2014
More notes on how to refurbish Luvax Girling shock absorbers have been added to the
Hints and Tips page.
26 January 2014
Mike Long has sent in a collection of pictures of his YB in action at his daughter's
wedding. Thank you Mike.
23 January 2014
A new price list has been uploaded to the
Reprinted Brochures and Price List page, from October 1952.
19 January 2014
A new painting by the late Doug Beagley has been added to the
Artists Impressions page.
17 January 2014
Reprinted Article comes from Enjoying MG, May 1990 and is entitled "The Left-Hand-Drive 'YA's"
by John Lawson.
14 January 2014
Bob Simpson has updated the text on
11 January 2014
Sommertreff 2014 has had to be rescheduled by one week. Please see the
Events page for full details as this will now be the weekend of 11 - 13 July 2014. Book early to avoid disappointment!
7 January 2014
The MG Car Club Y Type Newsletter notes from December 2013's
Safety Fast have been uploaded.
2 January 2014
Thank you to everyone that pointed out that I had
inadvertently reused the Picture of the Month from December 2010 as the Picture of the Month and my apologies to Peter Vielvoye for a short lived repeat! This has now been corrected and a picture of our Japanese International Representative Masaaki Sakaguichi and his family has been added as
Picture of the Month.
1 January 2014
The 2014 Calendar has been uploaded for your pleasure and enjoyment. Please see the side panel for the link.
Karl Heinz Borchers has sent in details of
Sommertreff 2014, so check your calendar and book now - you know last year's event was excellent, so now is your chance to participate in the MG Y European event of the year!
Picture of the Month comes courtesy of Peter Vielvoye.
Mick Bath sent in a copy of an
MG Service Parts Price List for MG Y parts.
We are also delighted
to inform you of another extension of the International MG Y Type Register
International Representatives. Richard Prior has joined us as Representative for
Western Australia. "Richo's" introductory biography is copied below: