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H G Cox letter 27 August 1947

(99kb)  A letter to Sir Miles Thomas detailing sales early orders for the MG Y.


MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated

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


The Complete Manchester XPAG Files

by Paul Ireland


Register your MG Y Type with us

Register on line or download a form to email or fax your registration to us


Fractions to Decimals to Millimetres

A table to convert fractions of an inch into decimals and millimeters


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.


Miscellaneous items

Radiator cap mascots
and Hood Ornaments

How different people decorate the front of their car.
As always, consult your local laws governing where you live please.


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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Click here to go to the events page to download a REGISTRATION FORM
for the 75th anniversary event in Queensland Australia - 7-9 June 2022

23 April 2022

Today, please welcome Jan Mazgal with Y 6817 to Ys on Parade.

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14 April 2022

Today marks 20 years since the website first opened up to the world! Thank you all for making this site what it is and the International MG Y Type Register looks forward to continuing to meet the needs of MG Y owners around the world.

This month we begin a series of articles in the mid-month reprinted article on fitting various super chargers to the MG Y Type. This month we cover the fitting of a Wade Super charger.

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13 April 2022

Greg Arnold has updated his entry and photograph for Y/T 3254 to Ys on Parade.

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4 April 2022

Today please welcome Phil Sheard with Y/T 2704 to Ys on Parade.

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2 April 2022

Tony Slattery has now released the REGISTRATION FORM for this year's M.G. Y-Type 75th Anniversary Gympie, Mary Valley, Queensland, Australia. Please register all attendees on a seperate form (so we can appropriately cater for special dietary requirements).

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1 April 2022

This month's Picture of the Month is the last in the current series from Charles Wiggins's portfolio of pictures featuring his lovely MG Y/T.

Plese also welcome Brent Blann who was a previous owner of Y 5310 to Ys on Parade.

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