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
22 January 2018
The event flyer for the 2018 Sommertreff has been uploaded. Please check the event brochure out and book early for your space on the 2018 European MG Y Event of the year.
Also a new Snippet has been added at the bottom of this page.
15 January 2018
Today, please welcome Peter Willows and YB 0825 to Ys on Parade.
Also the mid-month Reprinted Article has been uploaded. It is another review of the highly successful 70th Anniversary Weekend in Australia as printed in the MG Octagon Car Club magazine The Bulletin August 2017. You will find this towards the bottom of the page.
3 January 2018
Continuing the anniversary theme, this month's Picture of the Month is provided by Rob Snell from the 65th Anniversary celebrations of the birth of the Y in 2012. We will continue to keep the 70th Anniversay home page up until the end of March 2018 (being the end of the 70th year of production).
Apologies for the late updating of the site for the new year, the Webmaster has been revising many pages to eliminate many of the coding errors that have either crept in over the years or are a result of HTML coding standard changes. There are many more pages to go, so please let me know if pages do not behave as expected! Thank you.
Archive of previous News pages
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