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MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated

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

 

Fractions to Decimals to Millimetres

Click here to download

 

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 Icon and instructions
for creating a desktop shortcut to the website.  You may need both files.

 

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.

Miscellany

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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25 February 2014

A new Collectible has been added - a postcard of an MG Y outside the Bedford Hotel, Brighton, UK.

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23 February 2014

Today, please welcome Kevin Borg, the new owner of Y 5837 to Ys on Parade.

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15 February 2014

The International MG Y Type Register is please to announce that we have now partnered with Hagerty Canada and Hagerty USA to bring the best insurance policies for your Classic Cars in Canada and the USA.

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14 February 2014

The Reprinted Article this month comes from February 1996's Enjoying MG and is simply titled Y-Type by Malcolm Green.

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10 February 2014

Phil Brackpool has updated the picture and the text for YB 0346 in Ys on Parade.

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8 February 2014

You may have noticed some fairly large increases in the number of cars on the Database on the home page in recent days. This is because we are currently merging in records from yet another database of MG Y Types as the International MG Y Type Register secures access to yet more data!

 Brad Wilson has also sent in a progress report on Y 3222.

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2 February 2014

As Brad Wilson proceeds with his Y Type special, he has updated his picture on Ys on Parade.

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1 February 2014

This month's Picture of the Month comes from the family album of Richard Knight and shows that MG Y Type ownership runs in his family.

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