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
24 December 2017
Today please welcome Graeme Parncutt as the new owner of Y 5103 in Ys on Parade.
20 December 2017
A bonus Reprinted Article has been added. Written by Sara Barrow, it is a personal account of the Australian MG Y Type 70th Anniversary celebration June 9 - 12, 2017 and was originally published in The MOWOG (the official journal of the Northwest MG Car Club) from August/September 2017.
15 December 2017
A new Snippet has been added. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find it.
Also the Reprinted Article has been added. This month's article comes from The Time Machine from August/September 2017 and is a review of the Australian MG Y Type 70th Anniversary weekend.
8 December 2017
Alan Chick is the proud owner of YB 1274 and has updated the entry on Ys on Parade to reflect his car's change of ownership ... from Alan Chick! See the posting for more details.
1 December 2017
Philip Stafford, also from Australia provides this month's Picture of the Month of his Y Special, Y 4608.
Some of you have also been asking how you can help contribute to the work of the International MG Y Type Register too. We have set up a new page for this where you can either donate, email a friend with details of the site and recommend it to them, or, if you have website, add the International MG Y Type Register to your pages.
Archive of previous News pages
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