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
23 June 2015
Today, please welcome Paul Feuerpfeil with YB 1254 to Ys on Parade.
19 June 2015
Today, please welcome Leas Thomas with Y 3814 and Mike Brown as the new owner of Y/T 3376 to Ys on Parade. Mike has also updated the entry for his other Y/T 4162 in Ys on Parade too.
16 June 2015
The database has been updated with some more "reported finds" and is now at 3.348 Y Types - thank you for your continued support!!
The mid-month Reprinted Article has been added and comes from Restored Cars Magazine - March/April 2013 so you will find it right at the bottom of the page!
14 June 2015
Richard Prior has updated the text on his Ys on Parade entry for Y/T 3208.
7 June 2015
Ken Smith has updated his entry and picture on Ys on Parade for Y5249.
1 June 2015
A new cartoon of a YB has been added to Artist's Impressions courtesy of Mick Bath and artist Guy Allen.
A new Snippet has also been added - scroll to the bottom of the page.
This month's Picture of the Month is provided courtesy of Anton Piller.
Archive of previous News pages
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