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
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 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.
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
21 November 2018
Today, please welcome Jos Rijsemus with Y 7197 to Ys on Parade.
15 November 2018
The Reprinted Article has been added to the site. This month's article comes from MG Enthusiast August 2016 and is about Mike Brown's two MG YTs.
12 November 2018
Today, please welcome Moe Bokaie and YB 1206 to Ys on Parade!
10 November 2018
A new Original Advert has been added to the collection of original advertisements for our cars.
7 November 2018
After a prolonged downtime we have completely rewritten the Search eBay page to better help members find items on eBay worldwide. The page can either be accessed via the old button on the Classified Advertisements page, or from its own direct link as two sub-options have now been added to the Classified Advertisements button on the navigation bar on the left hand side of your screen. There are a couple of small operational changes so please read the notes at the top of the page when you open it and ... happy searching!
5 November 2018
A new Snippet has been added at the bottom of the page from June 1952. Another class win for the MG Y!
4 November 2018
A new Artist's Impression of Y/T 4319 has been added courtesy of Robert Wood - owner.
1 November 2018
Karl Heinz Borches supplies this month's Picture of the Month.
Archive of previous News pages
Click on the hyperlinks below to see complete archive pages of the news from a previous month.