Illustration for article titled Finally got my Pioneer in the Riviera (and panted the dash)

So much nicer than the old Sony that was in there. Here’s what I did:

Illustration for article titled Finally got my Pioneer in the Riviera (and panted the dash)
Advertisement

1: Remove the fucking everything.

Illustration for article titled Finally got my Pioneer in the Riviera (and panted the dash)
Advertisement

2. Drill lots of holes then use a rubber mallet and a flat-headscrew driver to pop out this plastic at the back kof the ridiculously shallow radio mounting hole

Illustration for article titled Finally got my Pioneer in the Riviera (and panted the dash)
Advertisement

This stupid shit.

Illustration for article titled Finally got my Pioneer in the Riviera (and panted the dash)
Advertisement

3: Paint the dashboard. After the first coat, realized you bought “fabric and vinyl coating” instead of “fabric and vinyl dye” which gives you 100% the wrong finish and is nowhere near “durable”. It’s like shitty knockoff Plastidip that doesn’t peel off very well. Shit.

Illustration for article titled Finally got my Pioneer in the Riviera (and panted the dash)
Advertisement

Seriously? I don’t even know what the hell I bumped it on!

Illustration for article titled Finally got my Pioneer in the Riviera (and panted the dash)
Advertisement

4. Put shit back together

Illustration for article titled Finally got my Pioneer in the Riviera (and panted the dash)
Advertisement

5. Fin.

Illustration for article titled Finally got my Pioneer in the Riviera (and panted the dash)
Advertisement

Bonus picture of my parking space at work, on the right, and on the left is my desk. Shortest walk into the building EVER.

Also, that’s all three of my cars I’ve made progress on in the last week. Yay!

Share This Story

Get our newsletter