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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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25 September 2015

Today, please welcome Maximilian Burger as the new owner of Y 5671 and Tom Van Honste with Y 6051 to Ys on Parade.

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23 September 2015

Susan Neal recently sent a photograph to us of OPG 375. Wondering where the car is now?, and does anyone recognise the location too please?

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22 September 2015

The MG Octagon Car Club have produced a great new flyer in their current membership drive with the best possible taste - it features an MG Y Type on the front! If you are not already a member of the MGOCC it is well worth taking up.

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15 September 2015

The mid-month Reprinted Article has been uploaded. This month's article of from the October 2012 edition of MG TYme and covers Mike Stearn's restoration of Y 2924.

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6 September 2015

My apologies to Ed Winters for incorrectly crediting the Picture of the Month. This has now been corrected.

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2 September 2015

Today please welcome Gilbert Falkentrom with Y 1269 to Ys on Parade.

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1 September 2015

This month's Picture of the Month is provided courtesy of Ed Winters with YB 1041.

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