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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

Classic Engines, Modern Oil

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.

Original brochure
MG Y Type Screensaver

(2.7 MB).

YT brochure
MG YT Screensaver


Let there be Ys
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.

Miscellaneous items

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


26 January 2015

Today, please welcome Eric Pfändler as the new owner of Y 7011 to Ys on Parade.


24 January 2015

Two more books have added to the Book Review page.


23 January 2015

The 1952 Ian Allen abc of British Cars has been added to the Book Review page.


22 January 2015

Two events for MG Y Type Owners have been posted on the Events Calendar for 2015 - a new one (on this site anyway!) in Florida, USA in April and the ever popular Sommertreff.


5 January 2015

Today, please welcome John and Helen Young with Y 3904 to Ys on Parade.

Jerry Birkbeck was also wondering what has happened to his first Y Type - Y 6807 on Where is my Y now? Additionally he has added Y 6807 to to Ys on Parade too.


4 January 2015

Brad and Vicki Wilson have recommended Power Brakes (SA) PTY of Australia as a supplier of Y Brake parts and we have added them to the Links page.


3 January 2015

Ken and Ellen Wilson have updated the entry for Y 5539 in Ys on Parade as the new owners of the car.


1 January 2015

If you have been trying to Register your Y with us on the website, apologies that this has not been operational recently, however it is now back up and on line once more so please try again.

This month's Picture of the Month again comes from the Johnson Foundation. They find some great backdrops for their car!


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