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
27 March 2020
Another new Hint and Tip has been added on how to ssafely remove the fuel tank courtesy of Colin Tyrell.
23 March 2020
A new Hint and Tip has been added on how to stow the YT side screens courtesy of Tony Slattery.
22 March 2020
Andrew Adamson, a former MG Y owner and keen artist, has sent in a photograph of a painting he has made of his old MG Y and this has been uploaded to the Artist's Impressions page. Nice work Andrew, and this is well worth checking out!
17 March 2020
The Reprinted Articles has been added and comes from Classic Driver and is titled "Best of British: Touring Saloons 1946-56".
11 March 2020
Dave Mullen spotted anpother Snippet about repairing MG Y Type windscreen wipers.
9 March 2020
Michael Nestell has updated the photograph and comments to his entry for Y/T 3153.
1 March 2020
This month's Picture of the Month is provided by Robert Ades and comes from the Australiam 70th Anniversary weekend lunch stop on Saturday 10th June 2017 at Rick’s Garage & Diner, Palmwoods, Queensland, Australia.
Archive of previous News pages
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