Parts Cross Reference pages
Look up modern supplier part numbers for your MG Y Type Parts needs
MG Service Department
Service Sheet Amendments
MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated
(337kb) A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 31
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.
28 July 2011
Roy Clapham has updated his picture of Y 5986 today.
26 July 2011
Today, please welcome Mick Bath as the new owner of
YB 0686 to
Ys on Parade.
A new Hint and Tip on why reversing lights are wired up the way they are on a (correctly wired) MG Y Type has been sent in by
The Classic Workshop.
25 July 2011
Malcolm Hardy has sent in some photographs from the
Ripon Old Cars Gathering that he attended at the weekend and Andrew Coulson sent in a report with some
photographs too. Thank you Malcolm and Andrew.
20 July 2011
Today, please welcome Brian Hunt with Y 0572 to
Ys on Parade.
19 July 2011
Joe Curto has advised of a new Hint and Tip for helping to reduce
oil leaks from the rear main seal.
18 July 2011
Neil Wakeman has supplied an alternative method of fitting
seat belts to the MG Saloon.
David Pelham has supplied a wiring diagram for the light and ignition switch on the MG Y/T.
Thank you both for your contributions.
15 July 2011
Rob Snell has sent in another new Brochure for us to enjoy! Undated, the brochure covers both the Y and Y/T and was locally produced in
Christopher Constantine has also posted a request for information on his former and distinctive MG Y on
Where is my Y now? If you have any leads
please contact Christopher directly via the link on the page.
Karl Heinz Borches has sent in a short report on the
MG Y Sommertreff 2011. Sounds like this event is building nicely and will be one for the
European MG Y circuit calendar for 2012 so watch here for details.
The mid-month Reprinted Article is a "short" from MG Enthusiast, April 2011.
14 July 2011
Today please welcome Keith and Sandra Harris with
Y 0272 to
Ys on Parade. This is now the oldest Y on the website!
7 July 2011
Our latest "new" owner (actually a previous owner returning back to MG Y Types after a break of some 40 years!), James Gregson has asked
is his old Y is now.
1 July 2011
The Picture of the Month comes from Karl Heinz Borchers (Germany) and is a timely reminder that if you want
to take part later this month in the 2011 Sommertreffen, contact Karl now via the link on the
Events page urgently.
The Reprinted Article comes from Classic Van and Pick Up magazine, June 2007 and is
a great page article on Andrew Coulson's MG YB Pick up conversion.
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