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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


MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated

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


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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22 August 2021

A new Snippet from the Katikati Advertiser has been added to the site.

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19 August 2021

David Saul has updated the photograph and text for his entry to Y/T 3581 on Ys on Parade.

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15 August 2021

Please welcome Mark Holmes as the new owner of YB 1012 to Ys on Parade.

Also added today is the mid-month Reprinted Article celebrating the 70th Anniversary back in 2017.

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11 August 2021

We are pleased to announcing our partner NTG Motor Services' Damper repair exchange programme and this has been added to our Links page.

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10 August 2021

Tony Slattery brought a new promotional poster to our attention and we are pleased to add it to the site.

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7 August 2021

Peter Downing has kindly sent in more pictures of Y 2940 at another wedding! Thank you Peter.

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6 August 2021

Today please welcome Kevin Weeds as the new owner of YB 1434 to Ys on Parade .

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2 August 2021

Today please welcome Derek Moore with YB 0710 and James Killingsworth as the new owner of Y/T 3827 to Ys on Parade .

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1 August 2021

Today please welcome Shaun English as the new owner of Y 6486 to Ys on Parade .

Do not forget to visit the Events Page as Tony Slattery has begun the build up to the 75th Anniversary of the birth of the MG Y Type in Queensland, Australia, Tuesday 9th – Thursday 12th June 2022. A combined event flyer and registration form can be downloaded from the page! I am hoping to be there and see you there too. Book now!

This month's Picture of the Month is presented by Anton Piller - thank you Anton!

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