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MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated

 (1.4mb)  A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 3 August 2018).

 

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 Vehicles

by FIVA

 

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.

 

Original brochure
MG Y Type Screensaver

(2.7 MB).

 

YT brochure
MG YT Screensaver

(3.12mb)

 

Let there be Ys
Let there be Ys Screensaver

(11.16mb)

 

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

A PDF file by Neil Cairns - Version 9.0. (1.3mb)

 

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.

Miscellany

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.

 

Service tools for use in the MG Series Y

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24 May 2018

apillerThe International MG Y Type Register is pleased to announce and welcome Mr. Anton Piller as our International Representative and contact person for Switzerland.

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17 May 2018

The mid-month Reprinted Article has been released and features Michael and Heather Woodall's Y 2515 and their immaculate 'tear drop' caravan. The article comes from Vintage Roadcar, January 2016 and so is located towards the bottom of the page.

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13 May 2018

Today, please welcome Christopher Constantine and another of his Y's Y 3635 has been added to Ys on Parade.

Also a new photograph has been added to Where is my Y now?.

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7 May 2018

Today, please welcome Deborah Morrish with Y 1272 to Ys on Parade page.

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5 May 2018

Today, please welcome Christopher Constantine and Y 2965 has been added to Ys on Parade.

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4 May 2018

An interesting MG Y conversion recently came to light in the form of a Nickri Special Bodied conversion. YB 1022 has been added to the Interesting Ys page.

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3 May 2018

The first of several updates that have been in the pipeline while the recoding exercise was being undertaken is another film has been added to the Ys on Film and other media page. The film Tenko Reunion (sometimes also called Tenko - The Reunion) has been added with an assortment of stills and short video clips and features a clipper blue MG YT.

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2 May 2018

Thanks to the unstinting patience and considerable help from both Matt Unger at MPUWEB.com and Mike Plumstead at MPXAM.com I am pleased to say that all aspects of the site are now fully HTML5.0 compliant and even the jigsaws on our Puzzles page are now up and running. If you have tried these in the past, try them now they are proper jigsaw pieces rather than block! If you have not tried them, then you should still definitely have a go!

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1 May 2018

Julie Jones has updated her piccture of Y 3400 to Ys on Parade.

I am pleased to say that now other than updating the jigsaw puzzles in the Puzzels page, I have completed the re-write of the site and so soon will be able to concentrate on bringing you more frequent updates! Watch this space as they say and I hope that you may (or may not) have noticed any or all of the changes that have been made to improve site performance and cross-platform compatibility. I sincerely hope not to have to do this again in a while. The last page that I have updated is the Ys on film and other media. This page (featuring over 90 videos and many stills from films too featuring the MG Y) to speed loading times has been split into four seperate pages with a new popup video player. All the videos have been converted too from .flv files to .mp4 too.

This month's Picture of the Month is comes courtesy of Carsten Deuster.

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