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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


27 June 2020

Today, please welcome Mike Storey with Y 6660 to Ys on Parade.


24 June 2020

Please welcome Scott Tanner as the new owner of Y 3270 to Ys on Parade.


20 June 2020

Dr Franz Tenbrook's Paulchen has been added to the growing collection today.


16 June 2020

Rob Snell's rocket man mascot has been added to the growing collection. What a wide variety of radiator mascots there are out there!


15 June 2020

The mid-month Reprinted Article has been uploaded and is a report from the Winchester UK MG Owner's Club magazine, July 2017.


9 June 2020

Today, please welcome Paul Stocker with Y/T 5155 to Ys on Parade.

Ed Winters has also sent in a painting of his YB kindly done for him by his wife.


8 June 2020

Today, please welcome Clive Dickinson with Y 6103 to Ys on Parade.

Anton Piller has also sent in details of his YT Side screen storage bag which has been added to the exisiting tip on Side screeen storage (as item 10) on our Hints and Tips page. Expand the article by clicking on the "Click here for more details" button on that page.


3 June 2020

Anton Piller has sent in details of his Dashboard wiring table to our Hints and Tips page.


1 June 2020

The new page today for Radiator cap mascots and Hood Ornaments got off to a very enthusiastic start. Remember you can always email us with new ones! Tell us what chassis number it is though please.

We are also pleased to announce that the last three volumes of The Classic Y have been released in conjunction with the MG Car Club Y Type Register.

This month's Picture of the Month is from Markus Bandel in Germany.

Additionally, please welcome Brenton Sando as the new owner of Y 4558 and Megaraj Reddy has updated the picture and text for Y 4136 in Ys on Parade.


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