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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


28 March 2019

Today please welcome Mike Killingsworth with Y/T 3827 to Ys on Parade.


26 March 2019

A new Snippet has been added from the Motor Sport magazine from April 1952 announcing the new MG YB.

A new link has also been added following a recommendation from Richard Knight for the reconditioning of the leather seats following a "very satisfactory outcome" he advisesLinks page.


21 March 2019

The IMGYTR have bought the original photographs of the MG Y used by Joeseph H Wherry in his book "The MG Story" that we have reviewed in the Book Review page. These have now been added to the Collectibles page for your enjoyment.


15 March 2019

Today we are pleased to welcome Ian Pattenden with Y/T 3523 to Ys on Parade.

Also, the mid-month Reprinted Article has also been uploaded. This month covers "Seduced by rare Octagon Tintop" and comes from Classic and Sportscar from May 2015.


11 March 2019

The link posted on 8 March 2018 to Snippet has been fixed. Sorry for any inconvenience. Additionally, the 2018 MG Car Club Y Type Newsletters have also been added to the archive.


8 March 2019

A new Snippet has been uploaded from The Autocar magazine, September 28 1951. A great short letter from an owner egarly awaiting his new MG 1/4 Litre that has been on order for quite some time!


1 March 2019

This month's Picture of the Month was kindly supplied by Tony Slattery.


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