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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

Classic Engines, Modern Oil

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.

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.

Miscellaneous items

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


29 October 2016

Today, please welcome Geoff Lloyd as the new owner of YT 4167 to Ys on Parade.


26 October 2016

While watching an episode of Miss Marple I noticed an MG Y in one scene! A new still picture has been added.


21 October 2016

Today, please welcome Michael Nestell from Michigan, USA as the new owner of YT 3153 to Ys on Parade.

This month must be the month for updating the Collectibles page! Although it has been available for some time, I have just bought my Green Lansdowne MG Y and so have updated the Models section. The Black LDM 28 was discontinued in January 2013 in favor of a Green coloured LDM 28A.


20 October 2016

Robert Taylor sent me a physical card of his YB 0640 for the Collectibles page.


19 October 2016

Two new items have been added to the Collectibles page. Member David Mullen kindly recently sent me a copy of this picture and it is wonderful - thank you David. A new postcard was added too.

Also, a new photograph has been added to Where is my Y now? page.


18 October 2016

MG Y Turn Signal Control RingYZ Publications are pleased to announce a new product is now available. This can be purchased for $80.00US through our Secure Server. See Turn Signal Control Ring for details.


17 October 2016

Jerry Birckbeck has updated the photograph and text for his YT 4372 in Ys on Parade. And he has also sent in a photograph of a painting he had commissioned too!


16 October 2016

A new car has been added to Where is my Y now?. Have you any details on MG Y registered as LNE 36 please?


15 October 2016

Today, please welcome Peter Sprot, the new owner of Y 6641, and Leslie and Penny Barnett, the new owners of YB 0838 to Ys on Parade.

The mid-month Reprinted Article has been added to the site. It is the English Translation of the Auto Epoca article from last month!

Also added today is a video on our Ys on Film and other media page. Dont forget, with the Videos on that page, you can watch them in FULL SCREEN mode by clicking on the button.


3 October 2016

Staying in the US for Picture of the Month this month which is provided by Butch Taras, and dates back to 1982 ... with 11 Ys and Y/Ts lined up.


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