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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


MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated

 (1.8mb)  A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 10 October 2018).


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

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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17 February 2020

A new Snippet has been added from Modern Motor, April 1956.

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14 February 2020

The Reprinted Articles has been added and comes from Morris Motor magazine and is titled "Molly, my Morris 9". What has this got to do with MG Y Types you ask? Well, maybe check it out and find out!

To help you check out reports from past events we have also created an Index page too.

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10 February 2020

Another three videoes featuring the MG Y have been uploaded to the site today for your enjoyment.

A web page from Hemmings Featured Posts titled "Sporting saloon – The handsome little Y-type saloon that MG built" by Richard Lentinello has been added to the Links page.

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2 February 2020

Three more videoes featuring the MG Y have been uploaded to the site today for your enjoyment.

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1 February 2020

This month's Picture of the Month shows Richard Knight's Y/T 3863 in a beautiful setting (even if I say it myself! - Webmaster).

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