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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
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 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.
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
15 February 2016
The Mid-month Reprinted Article has been added, and comes from Road and Track magazine, December 1949.
12 February 2016
David Mullen spotted this video on YouTube of a 1952 MG YB brought to you by Beverley Hills Car Club.
6 February 2016
A new YouTube video has been found on the MG Cars Channel on MG Y Types. While it still has some of the older facts that are now a little dated and incorrect concerning production numbers it is, nonetheless a great video. Enjoy it!
5 February 2016
Today, please welcome Karl Kipfer with YT 4068 to Ys on Parade. Karl's entry is the 600th entry to Ys on Parade!
3 February 2016
Shaun Dale sent in details of his Father's MG Y at a wedding and has also asked for your help in locating this car on Where is my old Y now?. A bag of rally plaques and a copy of the DVD when the car was on BBC Regional news awaits its current owner!
1 February 2016
Carsten Deuster provides our Picture of the Month featuring his Y 4155.
Archive of previous News pages
Click on the hyperlinks below to see complete archive pages of the news from a previous month.