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 July 2007
The mid-month Reprinted Article is taken from The Motor - 14 May 1947 and is probably one of the first reviews in any of the British Motoring press.
8 July 2007
Please welcome Andrew Maxey who bought YB 0640 to Ys on Parade. Andrew bought the car from the previous owner in 2004, but we have just been asked to update the entry, so belated a welcome!
4 July 2007
Today, please welcome Murray Grainger with Y 5100 to Ys on Parade. Murray's car make yet another pairing with Y 5099.
3 July 2007
Today, please welcome Mostyn up ton with YT 3590 to Ys on Parade. Mostyn's car make yet another pairing with YT 3591.
1 July 2007
The Picture of the Month this month comes from Peter Vielvoye in the Cotswolds UK.
The Reprinted Article for this month comes from the Autocar of June 1950 and covers a beautiful scenic drive in the North of the UK - seeds for ideas for future Northern weekends in the UK creating a re-run?
Finally, please welcome Michael Buckley with Y 7141 to Ys on Parade. Michael's car make yet another pairing with Y 7142 of Henry and Marlies Hebels!
Archive of previous News pages
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