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
12 February 2013
Once a Y owner, always a Y owner, I guess the rust must get into our blood stream or something like that! Today, please welcome back Leigh Wallace, former owner of Y 4086, and now the proud owner of Y 3930 to Ys on Parade.
11 February 2013
Keith Herkes and David Lawrence have produced a dimensioned layout for the tool clips on the floor of the Spare Wheel Compartment for the MG Y and YT. This has now been added to the Parts Drawing page.
6 February 2013
Peter Vielvoye has updated the photograph and details of Y 4276 to Ys on Parade.
3 February 2013
A new technical document has come to light, a small technical Salesman's Reference book covering the entire Nuffield range, the section on the MG YB has been reproduced on the Technical Data page.
1 February 2013
Today please welcome Terry and Rosiland McKenzie, the new owners of Y 4086 to Ys on Parade.
Now a sceptical person might say we planned this, but please believe me when we say we did not. All our submissions for the Monthly Pictures are normally put up in strict rotation of the order in which they were submitted. This entry was the next naturally occurring entry, and is also co-incidentally Y 4086 from back when it belonged to Leigh Wallace. So herewith, please enjoy the Picture of the Month.
The Reprinted Article comes from British Car magazine, February 1992.
Archive of previous News pages
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