MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated
(337kb) A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 1
Fractions to Decimals to Millimetres
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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.
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
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.
David Pelham has decided to digitize his "home movies" from VHS and uncovered the gem of
MG Y Types at Silverstone in 1997!
Richard Prior has sent in
Episode 2 of his third Antipodean Adventure when he and five friends shipped their cars to the East Coast of the USA and drove up the East Coast from Florida to New York!
We have had a great interaction with a blogger called
Steve McKelvie and he has a very informative site. He has several listings on his blog for
MG Y Types too now! Please visit and enjoy.
Reprinted Article has been released for mid November. This one comes from " The
Autocar" magazine, 26 July 1957 and is a Used Car Guide written by Stuart Bladon.
3 February 2011 we posted some pictures of a
Lost Y - YMG 158. Although we still do not know the chassis number, former owner Roy Light has found his
old car on our site and kindly sent in some early photographs of it. Thank you Roy.
The International MG Show and Spares Day at Stoneleigh, UK is set for 17 February 2013. Watch this site for more details.
Another film with an MG Y in the background has been added to the
Ys on Film page.
Please accept my
apologies for being late with the update this month - I did think about it at
the end of October ... and then completely forgot to do anything! The
International MG Y Type Register though has not been entirely sleeping on the
job though and we are currently working with a new owner and a newly
rediscovered car that could again be a "game changer" in terms of significant MG
Y Type history! More later when this has all been properly researched and
The picture of the month comes from Charles "Floyd" Inman, USA.
The Reprinted Article comes from The Motor
magazine, 14 September 1951.
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