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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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27 September 2016

The Events Page has been updated with details of the MG Car CLub of Canberra's up coming MG TYme event. Please see the link on the Events Page for Registering for this event.

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23 September 2016

A new item has beeen added to the Collectibles page.

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17 September 2016

The mid monthly Reprinted Article has been uploaded for your enjoyment. It is an Italian article from Auto Epoca magazine (Issue number 6, 1987) titled "Un automobile bugiarda". The English translation will be added next month!

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12 September 2016

Today, please welcome Matthew Robinson from the UK as the new owner of Y 1509 to Ys on Parade.

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2 September 2016

Today, please welcome Dick van der Maden from The Netherlands with YB 0583 to Ys on Parade.

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1 September 2016

We are pleased to announce the addition of Sandsprinting. Sandsprinting offer a wide variety of wraps to a range of items from cell/mobile phone covers, tablets, key rings, mugs, etc. with an MG Y Type! Please visit their page to order some great items.

Bill McReaken provides us with this month's Picture of the Month from MG Reno 2011.

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