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
30 October 2019
A new Snippet has been uploaded.
25 October 2019
Today, please welcome Franz Tenbrock with Y 1675 to Ys on Parade.
24 October 2019
A new Collectible on how to fit an "His Master's Voice" Automobile Radio to an MG 1 1/4 Litre!
19 October 2019
Today please welcome Greg Arnold with YT 2775 to Ys on Parade.
16 October 2019
The mid-month Reprinted Article comes from Enjoying MG for January 2017. You will need to scroll further down the page to find the article though - look for the bubble! The article covers the MG YB owned by Peter Arnell.
12 October 2019
Richard Prior spotted an old photograph on Facebook and sent it in to be added to the Collectibles page.
11 October 2019
Bruce Anderson has sent in details of the Queensland Parking Light Switch which has been added to the Interesting Ys page. Also added today is a new Snippet which is an extract from an article by MG Enthusiast Editor Holly White from her recent wedding that appropriately used MG cars!
7 October 2019
Tom Lange of MG T Repair has been added to both the Supplier Links page and also to the MG Y Type shopping mall page. Tom's detailed website can be accessed Tom Lange MG T Repair here.
6 October 2019
Hans Belles has created an amazing model of the MG Zagato and shared some pictures of it with us.
Additionally, new details about Paul Ireland's book on The XPAG Files are now available and you can reserve your hard copy from a link on his page. The book contains some new material too that (due to copyright issues) we are not able to bring you on these pages.
1 October 2019
This month's Picture of the Month was kindly supplied by Peter Sprot and features Y 6641.
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