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The Complete Manchester XPAG Files - by Paul Ireland
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Downloadables

MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated

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


Fractions to Decimals to Millimetres

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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.

Miscellany

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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24 November 2015

Today, please welcome Thomas Webb II and YB 0973 to Ys on Parade! YB 0973 is reunited again with YB 0974 but she will need a complete drive train so if you know of some YB parts please let the Webmaster know for Thomas.

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16 November 2015

The mid-month Reprinted Article has been uploaded and comes from Practical Classics, November 1980. It is a short article on the monetary values for MG Y Types back in 1980! Interesting to note that the price range then of £150 to £2,000 is the equivalent in today's money of £678.13 to £9,055.12!

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2 November 2015

Today, please welcome Mike Millard and Y 4597 to Ys on Parade!

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1 November 2015

Andrew Sorouni has added his Y 3657 to Ys on Parade!

This month's Picture of the Month is from the Diamond Jubilee celebrations in Australia, 2007. The caption is unapologetically mine.

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