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
25 February 2014
A new Collectible has been added - a postcard of an MG Y outside the Bedford Hotel, Brighton, UK.
23 February 2014
Today, please welcome Kevin Borg, the new owner of Y 5837 to Ys on Parade.
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.
14 February 2014
The Reprinted Article this month comes from February 1996's Enjoying MG and is simply titled Y-Type by Malcolm Green.
10 February 2014
Phil Brackpool has updated the picture and the text for YB 0346 in Ys on Parade.
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.
2 February 2014
As Brad Wilson proceeds with his Y Type special, he has updated his picture on
Ys on Parade.
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.
Archive of previous News pages
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