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MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated
(337kb) A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 1 June 2012).
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.
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.
15 January 2018
Today, please welcome Peter Willows and YB 0825 to Ys on Parade.
Also the mid-month Reprinted Article has been uploaded. It is another review of the highly successful 70th Anniversary Weekend in Australia as printed in the MG Octagon Car Club magazine The Bulletin August 2017. You will find this towards the bottom of the page.
3 January 2018
Continuing the anniversary theme, this month's Picture of the Month is provided by Rob Snell from the 65th Anniversary celebrations of the birth of the Y in 2012. We will continue to keep the 70th Anniversay home page up until the end of March 2018 (being the end of the 70th year of production).
Apologies for the late updating of the site for the new year, the Webmaster has been revising many pages to eliminate many of the coding errors that have either crept in over the years or are a result of HTML coding standard changes. There are many more pages to go, so please let me know if pages do not behave as expected! Thank you.
Archive of previous News pages
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