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MG YT Factory Production Records ~ recreated
(1.8mb) A PDF file by David Pelham (updated 10 October 2018).
Fractions to Decimals to Millimetres
Click here to download
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.
MG Y Type Screensaver
MG YT Screensaver
Let there be Ys Screensaver
5 Speed YB Conversion
(241kb) A PDF by Tony Vernall.
MG Icon and instructions
for creating a desktop shortcut to the website. You may need both files.
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.
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
18 November 2016
Peter Jones sent in a copy of an advert and a brochure from R.G.S. Fibre Glass Bodies for the bodyshell as fitted to YB 1551 - the last YB chassis ever as given to Dick Jacobs by the MG Car Company. These have now been added to the special page for YB 1551.
17 November 2016
We are delighted to announce that John Twist, provider of videos to our MG Technical Videos page has been included in the inaugrual round of inductees to the British Sports Car Hall Of Fame.
16 November 2016
Paul and Maggie Grafham's MG YB was recently in service as a Wedding Car!
15 November 2016
The mid-month Reprinted Article has been uploaded. This month's contribution comes from a German magazine called Oldtimer Markt, December 2015. It is an eight page article comparing our MG Y against the Mercedes Benz 170 S!
12 November 2016
Today, please welcome Peter Jones and Y 3077 to Ys on Parade.
8 November 2016
Two new Snippets have been added - scroll to the bottom of that page.
4 November 2016
Two new photographs have come to light of the MG Y Zagato.
1 November 2016
Dishna Dissanayake provides this month's Picture of the Month providing an interesting insight into restoration of a Y/T.
Archive of previous News pages
Click on the hyperlinks below to see complete archive pages of the news from a previous month.