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
26 December 2016
Well one lucky lady really got quite the Christmas present yesterday, please welcome Julie Jones with Y 3400 to Ys on Parade. We hope you all had a happy and safe holiday season too.
19 December 2016
Three new "snippets" have been added today.
16 December 2016
Today, please welcome John Whittaker and "Y/T 3960" to "Ys on Parade".
Also, two new "snippets" have been added.
15 December 2016
The mid-month "Reprinted Article" has been added. This month's article is by Stuart Duncan and comes from his local Gold Coast MG Car Club of Australia and is titled My Tyme 2016 Experience. This will be located at the bottom of the page!
14 December 2016
A new "snippet" has been added.
12 December 2016
A new item has been added to the Interesting Ys page for Unique Features in production Ys for CKD cars finished in Ireland.
Breaking news in from the MG Octagon Car Club today is that they are now in receipt of a new batch of MG Y and Y/T halfshafts to their exclusive modified design. They are also pleased to announce that the price is held at £234 (inclusive of VAT) plus shipping each. See the MG Octagon Car Club Parts page.
2 December 2016
A new Snippet has been added - scroll to the bottom of that page.
1 December 2016
Pete and Libby Chandler from New Zealand provide us with this month's Picture of the Month.
Archive of previous News pages
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