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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


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

The 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.


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