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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


28 September 2023

Daman Thakore had a clutch plate failure on his amazing journey while crossing Iran but has posted a video of the crew getting it fixed with the friendly help of an Iranian workshop.


21 September 2023

Seventeen old photographs of MG Y CRG 717 have been Collectibles Page.


20 September 2023

Iran Part 2 of Daman Thakore's amazing journey from his home in Ahmedabad, India to London, UK in his MG Y/T has been uploaded here.

A new Snippet has been added from Autosport magazine, 15 February 1952.

Finally today the June 2023 MG Car Club Newsletter from Safety Fast magazine has been uploaded.


16 September 2023

The mid month Reprinted Article has been added to the site today too and is from Safety Fast magazine from February 2012 and is titled "Out of my comfort zone".


11 September 2023

Daman Thakore (IMGYTR India Representative) has published the fifth episode of his incredible journey from his home in Ahmedabad, India to London, UK in his MG Y/T here and it is now ready for you to enjoy watching. This episode covers part of their experiences in Iran.


7 September 2023

Daman Thakore (IMGYTR India Representative) has posted the fourth episode of his incredible journey from his home in Ahmedabad, India to London, UK in his MG Y/T here and it is now ready for you to enjoy watching. This episode covers Lalpari's adventures at Dubai.


1 September 2023

This month's Picture of the Month comes from Paul Bowerman (Western Australia). We are running low on pictures for the Picture of the Month line up so please contact me via our Contact Us page and asking me to contact you for a picture. We have changed our email contact procedures in order to prevent spammers so apologies for any inconvenience.


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