Register your MG Y Type with us -
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
19 January 2016
Dishna Dissanayake has updated the picture of Y/T 4921 in Ys on Parade.
16 January 2016
It would always be a very difficult job to replace an International Representative like David Pelham however we are, at last, very pleased to announce that we have now appointed Neil Coombes and Richard Knight to the team of International Representatives. You can contact them via the
Contact Us page. Please join us in congratulating them and thanking them for stepping up to jointly helping us to serve you and all MG Y owners.
15 January 2016
The mid-month Reprinted Article has been uploaded and comes from
Popular Classics, May 1994. It is titled "Abingdon Art"!
5 January 2016
Events Calendar for 2016 is beginning to populate now! Added to the calendar for 2016 are The MG and Triumph Spares Day at Stoneleigh (this year on 21 February 2016!) and the ever popular Sommertreff Meeting. Numbers for the 2016 Sommertreff are strictly limited so book early now to avoid disappointment for the premier MG Y Europe event of the year!
1 January 2016
Wishing all Y Typers everYwhere a verY happY new Year! 2016 is a leap year and as such we have one extra day to get out there and enjoy our wonderful cars! I certainly hope to get out in mine more this year.
Bob Simpson has started the ball rolling with an addition to the
Start them Young page, and also the
Ys at Weddings page! Thank you Bob!
Martin Ingall, a non-Y Type owner, has sent in this month's
Picture of the Month featuring YB 1551 - thank you Martin.
Archive of previous News pages
Click on the hyperlinks below to see complete archive pages of the news from a previous month.