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
26 July 2019
Today, please welcome Adrian Richards of Devon as the new owner of Y 7281 (currently the youngest YA on the Parade) to Ys on Parade.
22 July 2019
Rocky Von Dullen (USA) has sent in a new link for Framptons supplying old style UK number plates Links Page.
19 July 2019
Today, please welcome Edmund Quayle, the new owner of Y 5896 to Ys on Parade.
15 July 2019
This month's Reprintented Article comes from the Classic Car Buyer magazine, August 2016 and is also a Buyers' Guide so is also shown on that page too.
10 July 2019
The wait is now over!! The pedal shaft, gasket and fixing kit can all now be ordered through the secure web application link at the bottom of the YZ Publications page.
8 July 2019
Anton Piller has added a new Hint and Tip about opening up the headlamp bracket on your Y Type without breaking it.
Additionally a reproduction of the MG Service Information booklet covering all models from the MG 14/40 up to and including the MG Series Y has been added to the Technical Data page.
3 July 2019
Today, please welcome Paul Bowerman as the new owner of Y 1935 to Ys on Parade.
2 July 2019
A new Snippet from Motoring magazine, July 1953 has been added.
1 July 2019
This month's Picture of the Month is kindly provided by Richard Knight.
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