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
27 October 2017
Twelve new photographs have been added to YB 1390 - YB Coupe.
15 October 2017
This month's Reprinted Article is the English translation of Carsten Deuster's article published in the German magazine MG Kurier in April 2017. Our grateful thanks for this fine translation go to Dominic Farnsworth!
13 October 2017
Three new Snippets have been added to the site (scroll to the bottom of the page). They all appeared in The Autocar magazine between January and April 1956 in their Correspondence section and are three letters written into the magazine in prasie of our cars. The contemprary praise makes for interesting reading. Thank you to Dave Mullen for bringing these articles to our attention.
10 October 2017
Sixteen new videos and two new stills have been added to the site from both the late David Pelham's personal home video archive and YouTube! They should keep you entertained for a while. Do not forget that you can enlarge the video to Full Screen by clicking on the button on the player. Press your Esc key to minimize again at any time.
9 October 2017
Stephen Goddard needs help please to find HHR 292 that he formerly owned please.
1 October 2017
This month's picture comes from Murray Grainger from when he owned Y 5100.
A new Snippet has also been added to the bottom of this page.
Archive of previous News pages
Click on the hyperlinks below to see complete archive pages of the news from a previous month.