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
16 August 2019
The mid-month Reprinted Article is the original Swiss artcle from the MG Car Club of Switzerland's magazine Signpost from January 2013 titled "Blick über den MG-Zaun".
12 August 2019
Holly White (editor of the MG Owners' Club magazine Enjoying MG) sent in pictures of the MG Y Type used in her recent wedding.
11 August 2019
Today, please welcome Anders Andreasson as the new owner of Y 3776 to Ys on Parade.
The June 2019 edition of the MG Car Club UK Newsletter has also been uploaded.
8 August 2019
Today, please welcome Colin Tyrell with Y/T 3106 to Ys on Parade.
3 August 2019
Two new items have been added to the Hints and Tips page on how to convert from Positive to Negative Ground/Earth, and how to wire in Trafficators and Flashing indicator turn signals to operate from the same single switch (including the clockwork steering column switch. Also, details on how to fit a 5 speed gearbox into a Y Type from Tony Vernall have been added to the bottom of the Technical Data page.
2 August 2019
Karl-Heinz Borchers has filed a report on Sommertreff 2019.
1 August 2019
The wait is now over!! The pedal shaft, gasket and fixing kit can all now be ordered through the secure web application link at the bottom of the YZ Publications page.
This month's Picture of the Month was kindly supplied by John Foster when he owned Y 4895.
Archive of previous News pages
Click on the hyperlinks below to see complete archive pages of the news from a previous month.