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
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.
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.
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
20 August 2013
Peter Vielvoye has sent in details of the 2014 Y Tour of Wales that he is organising. Details have been added to the
19 August 2013
Karel Vermeer has sent in a new Collectible - a postcard from Prestbury!
18 August 2013
Today, please welcome Keith Price with YB 0620 to Ys on Parade.
16 August 2013
The mystery of the car featured on the Picture of the Month, August 2010 has now been solved!! Today, please welcome Bernard Guiho with Y 3459 to Ys on Parade.
15 August 2013
The mid-month Reprinted Article has been uploaded and comes from
Safety Fast magazine for May 2012 and is entitled "Me and My MG".
13 August 2013
Today, please welcome Brian O'Brien, the new owner of YB 1066 to Ys on Parade.
12 August 2013
Today, please welcome Dougald Ballardie with Y 2827 to Ys on Parade.
11 August 2013
Chris Pick has updated both the story and picture to his entry in Ys on Parade for Y 6641.
1 August 2013
The Picture of the Month comes from Jim Dougherty, New Orleans.
To make up for not releasing a Reprinted Article last month, we will have two in August. The first is from North American Classic MG, Issue 48 in 2012.
Archive of previous News pages
Click on the hyperlinks below to see complete archive pages of the news from a previous month.