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when I repainted my 95 I used the stickers used in pre 95 models as the 3d had been discontinued, if you search for p38 they are the same and last I checked were still available.
the 2003 range rover (l322) are nice but too tall and look out of place on a classic.
 

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They definitely vary by year. My 95 has more of a 3D lettering, but not as thick as a modern truck. My 93 are 2D like a sticker.

I haven't had a chance to put them on, but I picked up a set of reproduction 2D decals from here to replace the set on the front of my 93 that is badly worn.
http://www.roverclassic.com/detail.php?item=986

I should have a chance to put them on in the next couple of weeks and I can share a picture of how they turn out.
 

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You can get the silver/grey sticker lettering readily in the UK from various suppliers. Not expensive and original LR. Comes on a roll/strip so easy to apply.
 

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I got the vinyl 2D silver letters on today.

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Halfway Replaced
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I was initially hoping to make some boundaries with masking tape and then use that to align the stickers one word at a time. Unfortunately the spacing between the letters on the stickers was larger than the original letters so I had to cut them apart and apply one letter at a time. The letters themselves were not a perfect match for the originals so it was tedious to not have some of the old residue showing on different edges. I got faster at it as a went and quickly learned to just press down on one edge, remove the backing, and then reposition just the vinyl itself as needed. On letters like R it was best to align the middle of the loop and then worry about the outside edges which was not possible with the opaque backing in place. If the hood had just been painted and was a blank canvas, none of that would be an issue and you could just stick them all on at once.

Looking at the 3D versions on my 95, I would probably use those instead as they look more visually appealing to me. This however was cheap and can be peeled off easily if I want to change them later.
 

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I got the vinyl 2D silver letters on today.

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View attachment 270808

Halfway Replaced
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After
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I was initially hoping to make some boundaries with masking tape and then use that to align the stickers one word at a time. Unfortunately the spacing between the letters on the stickers was larger than the original letters so I had to cut them apart and apply one letter at a time. The letters themselves were not a perfect match for the originals so it was tedious to not have some of the old residue showing on different edges. I got faster at it as a went and quickly learned to just press down on one edge, remove the backing, and then reposition just the vinyl itself as needed. On letters like R it was best to align the middle of the loop and then worry about the outside edges which was not possible with the opaque backing in place. If the hood had just been painted and was a blank canvas, none of that would be an issue and you could just stick them all on at once.

Looking at the 3D versions on my 95, I would probably use those instead as they look more visually appealing to me. This however was cheap and can be peeled off easily if I want to change them later.

Looks great! So you just put the new stickers over the old ones?
 

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I scraped off as much as a could from each letter with a plastic razor blade before applying each new one. At the bottom of each letter there was enough thickness to remove the bottom ~1/4. Closer to the top there wasn't enough left to get much off.

I decided not to touch the tailgate letters since they were in much better shape. If you want to try them I'm happy to mail them to you since I won't be using them.
 
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