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The Complete Manchester XPAG Files - by Paul Ireland
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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

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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


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


Let there be Ys
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.


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


23 October 2013

Today, please welcome John Ross with Y 4742 to Ys on Parade. John's car is yet another new find and survivor!


20 October 2013

Today, please welcome Robert Evans with Y 6215 to Ys on Parade and Charles Wiggins has also updated his text and photograph for YT 4313 too.

Malcolm Perry (YB 1516) has also sent in a picture of his car at a Wedding too!


19 October 2013

Today, please welcome Malcolm Perry with YB 1516 to Ys on Parade.


16 October 2013

Mick Bath has updated the photograph and text for YB 0686 in Ys on Parade.


15 October 2013

The Reprinted Article is a reprint from Enjoying MG, February 1986 entitled The MG YT by John Lawson.


6 October 2013

Five new film clips have been added from the YouTube website for our cars for you to enjoy on our Ys on Film page.


3 October 2013

Matt Sanders has acquired yet another Y (way to go Matt) this time a two seat special and has sent it into Ys on Parade.


1 October 2013

The Picture of the Month is a great example of the International nature of MG Y ownership!

Adam Lombard acquired a photograph of another Lost Y. As usual, if anyone out there knows anything about this car, please let us know.


Archive of previous News pages

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