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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

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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 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.

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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25 August 2018

Anil Koshti has sent in some pictures from his daughter's wedding last yeat to Ys at Weddings.

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24 August 2018

Two new items have been added to the Collectibles page an original photograph of the Nuffield Organisation with an MG Y in the background and a personalised keyring made by the late Sakaguchi Masaaki.

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17 August 2018

Today, please welcome Neil Coombes and YB 1162 in the Ys on Parade.

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14 August 2018

Today, please welcome Dennis Spenser and YB 0344 in the Ys on Parade.

Also, as I will be working on the 15th the Reprinted Article is being released a day ahead of the normal schedule. This month's article comes from The Bulletin for May 2016 and is titled "A Y.B. in Cumbria" by Philip Waltham on his YB 0559 althought the article misstates his registration plate as KMJ 533 instead of KMJ 539.

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3 August 2018

David Pelham's list of YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated have been updated and are available from the side bar on the left of this page.

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1 August 2018

Ian Prior is busy trawling through some "new" records in Victoria, Australaia and has found several new cars that we have now been able to add into the database bringing the total of cars in the database to 3,420 which is 41.02% of total production ... and there are probably more to come from that as his research progresses! Thank you Ian.

Today, please welcome Peter Mahon with Y 6640 in the Ys on Parade.

Having just returned from a trip to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada this month's Picture of the Month is provided by the webmaster. It is really great to visit with our International Representatives whenever I can and it was great fun catching up with Frank after so many years.

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