Parts Cross Reference pages
Look up modern supplier part numbers for your MG Y Type Parts needs
MG Service Department
Service Sheet Amendments
MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated
(337kb) A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 31
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.
23 October 2011
Two new You Tube videos have been added to the Ys on Film and other media page.
20 October 2011
Herman Reijnders has updated the photograph of Y 3448 on
Ys on Parade.
15 October 2011
Today please welcome James Spears with Y/T 2659 and Tim Rose with
Y 4953 to Ys on Parade.
Christopher Constantine has also sent in a story about his previous MG Y that was fitted with an Austin Freeway 6 cylinder engine.
His recollections have been added to the Stories from the rear view mirror page. If you have any
recollections of your MG Y days that you would like to shar with some photographs, email them in and share them with us.
Also added today is the mid-month
Reprinted Article from Motor Sport Magazine, April 1953.
14 October 2011
Today please welcome Garry Perry with Y 3219 to
Ys on Parade.
Y 3219 is powered by a Rover 3.5 V8 engine so there will be more to follow when I update the
Interesting Ys page in due course.
5 October 2011
Mike Bond is asking for help tracing his old Y (DFX 944) on
Where is my Y now?. If you have any information please contact him via the link there.
2 October 2011
Roy Dockery has sent in a new picture of YB 1381 for his entry on
Ys on Parade. He hopes to have the car on the road next year - best of luck with that Roy!/
1 October 2011
The Picture of the Month this month has been provided by Eric Platt from a Manchester Historic Vehicle Club gathering in 2008.
The Reprinted Article comes from the Auto-Body Repair Manual published by Scientific
Magazines of Australia. The date of the publication is unknown but if you know it, or can find out, please let us know.
Another page has been added to the Parts Cross Reference pages, the first of two covering the internal engine parts.
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