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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

by FIVA


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

(3.12mb)


Let there be Ys
Let there be Ys Screensaver

(11.16mb)


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

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2 December 2021

Today please welcome Kevin Cracknell as the new owner of Y 0614 to Ys on Parade.

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1 December 2021

Do not forget to visit the Events Page as Tony Slattery has begun the build up to the 75th Anniversary of the birth of the MG Y Type in Queensland, Australia, Tuesday 9th – Thursday 12th June 2022. A combined event flyer and registration form can be downloaded from the page! I am hoping to be there and see you there too. Book now!

This month's Picture of the Month comes from Roger Da Forno and features two wonderful machines from the 1950s.

A new technical article from Practical Motorist and Motor Cyclist (February 1959) has been added to the Jackall Advice page. Although it shows a different pump to the Jackall pump on the MG Y Type, the principles in the article are the same as for our Jackall system.

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