Go to the Welcome Page

Go to the News Page

Go to the Picture of the Month

Go to the Classified Advertisements and eBay watch

Search the MG Y Type site

Links to other useful sites and stuff

Events for Y Types

A concise history of the MG Y Type

Interesting and Different MG Ys

End of Menu Items

 MG Y Type News  

Downloadables

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

 

2010 Calendar

Portrait Version

Landscape Version

 

Safety Fast Newsletters

A full back catalogue of Newsletters scanned from Safety Fast, from the first in 1992, to date.

 

MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated

 (318kb)  A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 3 January 2007).

 

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

(2.7 MB).

 

MG YT Screensaver

(3.12mb)

 


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

 (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.

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.

26 July 2010

Peter Sharp has provided and entry form for the inaugural UK Autumn Run.  Please see the Events page for details.

Webmaster

20 July 2010

Neil Wakeman has updated his text for Y 3498 in Ys on Parade.

Webmaster

16 July 2010

Today, please welcome two new owners to Ys on Parade, Tom Cox with Y 5190 and Gareth Calveley with Y 6062. Tom's Y 5190 is another surviving EXLU - Export Left Hand Drive Y Type!

Webmaster

15 July 2010

Today, please welcome Kim Herford to Ys on Parade with YT 2468 and YT 2991.

The mid-month Reprinted Article has been added and is from The Autocar, 9 May 1947 and is an early Autocar Road Test.

Keith Herkes noticed that the June 2010 MG Car Club Y Type Register Newsletter was not all it should have been in that there was seemingly another page that should have been included.  Chris Seward of the MG Car Club has kindly sent me the missing page and the article is now complete.  We both apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope you enjoy the full article now.

Webmaster

12 July 2010

The newsletter from the MG Car Club Y Type Register for June 2010 has been released and is on the DNA of a MG Y Type.

Webmaster

8 July 2010

Peter Sharp is organising an Autumn Run in the UK to complement the UK Spring Run and has sent in details which can now be found on the Events page. The run will finish at the Shuttleworth Collection in Bedfordshire. Check in now with Peter to avoid missing out on a great UK season closing event.

Webmaster

1 July 2010

The Reprinted Article for the beginning of July comes from The Motor, 7 May 1952 and is a journey with E H Roe to the West Country of the UK.

This month's Picture of the Month page comes from Murray Grainger.

Webmaster

Archive of previous News pages
Click on the hyperlinks below to see complete archive pages of the news from a previous month.

2010

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2009

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2008

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2007

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2006

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2005

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2004

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2003

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2002

Website launched 14 April 2002

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December