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The Complete Manchester XPAG Files - by Paul Ireland
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Downloadables

MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated

 (1.8mb)  A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 10 October 2018).


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 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 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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28 April 2016

Artist Impressions has been updated with a painting of YB 0414 Marc Hanson had commissioned.

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26 April 2016

Today please welcome Irvine De-Bruin with Y 2598.

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23 April 2016

Today please welcome Stuart Duncan as the new owner of YT 4310.

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15 April 2016

The Mid-month Reprinted Article has been uploaded. It comes from Enjoying MG July 2014 and is entitled "MG YT Sydney to Perth" which is strangely well timed given the recent trek of some of our Australian owners driving from the East to West coast of Australia.

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5 April 2016

Apologies for the late update - I have been slightly busy the last few days!

John Foster has supplied a copy of his Y for Ys at Weddings.

The MG Car Club have also supplied a copy of the Y Type Register Newsletter too.

Keith Buckley, owner of YB 0251, provides this month's Picture of the Month! Those of you familiar with the UK TV Show 'Wheeler Dealers' may recognise Ed China and Mike Brewer.

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