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
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.