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MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated
(1.8mb) A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 10 October 2018).
Fractions to Decimals to Millimetres
Click here to download
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 Icon and instructions
for creating a desktop shortcut to the website. You may need both files.
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.
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
30 August 2014
Carsten Deuster has updated the photograph of Y 4155 in Ys on Parade.
21 August 2014
Today, please welcome Graham Taylor with YB 0974 to Ys on Parade.
16 August 2014
The mid-month Reprinted Article has been added. This month's article comes from January 2013 Safety Fast magazine and is written by Frank Vautier and his "Golden Rivet" MG Y. Enjoy!
14 August 2014
A link to a technical discussion of Thoughts on Torque and Tightening for Critical Fasteners by Bill Hyatt has been added to theTechnical Data page.
11 August 2014
Jerry Birkbeck has sent in a report for the recent MG Car Club Summer Gathering - Tour of Wales for our enjoyment - thank you Jerry.
8 August 2014
Great news for anyone wanting to purchase a drip tray for their MG Y (as originally designed and developed by David Pelham. These are now available again from David's good friend Bryan Purves. The Vendors page and a specific page for drip trays have been updated accordingly. These are, without doubt, the best value XPAG drip trays available on the market.
4 August 2014
Palle Moldrup and Rikke Schultz have updated the picture of Y 3181 in Ys on Parade.
2 August 2014
Richard Prior has sent in the concluding episode to his Antipodean Adventures ... well, concluding at least for now until next time!
And Richard Knight has also sent in his memories of Sommertreff 2014. Sorry to hear of your troubles Richard but hope you will be back for Sommertreff 2015 - these things happen in Classic Cars!
1 August 2014
This month's Picture of the Month is courtesy of Judith Edwards, UK.
Archive of previous News pages
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