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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


15 July 2024

The Links page has been updated with a link to a manufacturer of the rubber buffers as used on the MG Series Y! Basis are based in New Zealand and their website covers on-line purchases from a number of countries. If your country is not listed, international phone calls are cheap these days and you can call them during New Zealand business hours and they will be happy to oblige you.

Also updated today is the mid month reprinted article. This month's article comes from Enjoying MG, May 2022 and is titled "Muddling Through".


13 July 2024

Today, please welcome Paul Young as the new ownwer of Y 1201 to Ys on Parade.


6 July 2024

Another new film clip has been identified featuring an MG Y! Today a clip from Nancherrow has been added to our Ys on film and other media or ... the car is the star page featuring the MG Y/T.


4 July 2024

A new entry has been made to our Ys on film and other media or ... the car is the star page featuring the MG Y/T.


1 July 2024

Today, please welcome Robert Newbury as the new ownwer of YB 0829 to Ys on Parade.

After selling his last MG Y a couple of years ago, Robert Pile has returned to "the fold" with his latest acquisition and shares it with us as Picture of the Month this month. Robert's car was a previously unknown survivor to us at least despite being present on the show circuit in the UK for a number of years. We were very pleased to hear Robert's news and to share it with you too.


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