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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


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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26 June 2022

Today, please welcome Ian Anderson with YB 0803 to Ys on Parade!

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24 June 2022

The MG Car Club Y Type Register bi-annular June 2022 Newsletter has been uploaded to the site. Good to see another eight Ys being moved to France in one swoop!

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23 June 2022

2022 is a great year of celebrations for the Diamond 75th anniversary of the MG Y. Follow up on the reports of some of the events here! More will be added as the year progresses! NB Diamond was originally designated as 75 years but is now also applicable as a 60 year celebration.

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20 June 2022

NTG have further enhanced their parts services to MG Y Types - here are some of their recent wonderful additions:.

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15 June 2022

The reprinted article is the third article on fitting various super chargers to the MG Y Type. This month we cover the fitting of the Marshall-Nodec super charger.

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14 June 2022

Today please welcome Paul Stephan with Y 5622 to Ys on Parade. Paul also has an interesting "mascot" on his radiator that he has shared with us too!

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1 June 2022

With only days to go now until the Queensland MG Y 75th Anniversary event this month's Picture of the Month is provided by Martyn Dunn from New Zealand capturing for posterity, Tony Slattery in a compromised position!

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