The question was:
Can we convert this brand new Range Rover to hot pink,
inside and out, for a big rap star to enter in a celebrity car show in
just two weeks?
And this was
The first thing we did was gut the interior and then send
the body for paint. By the time the truck came back we had the interior
The stock interior was parchment.
It had to
We stripped the seats down and reupholstered them in pink.
We also recovered the lower seat control housings, center console and
The door panels were also disassembled and recovered in
pink. Certain components were dyed pink to match. Pink carpet was inserted
behind the pocket area.
The rear seat area posed just about as much work as the
The rear seat and panels -successfully pinked out.
Another view of the completed rear area.
With all the sophisticated factory wiring, the dash
presented it's own complications.
We had to remove the upper and lower pads to work on
them, keeping the electronics intact. After recovering the dash componets
in pink we had to carefully reinstall them and be sure all the wiring
was hooked back up correctly.
In addition to the dash and console, the floor carpet
was also gutted out.
New, hot pink carpet, including floor mats, were custom
trimmed into the vehicle. And extra heavy duty sound reduction padding
The cargo area had plenty of carpet to be replaced as
In addition to the deck carpet, we also replaced the
carpet on the tailgate, side walls and seat backs.
Now things are looking up.
To convert the ceiling to pink, we had to remove the
entire headliner board, sunshade, overhead console, visors and trim
panels. After recovering them, they had to be reinstalled like factory.
A view of the rear passenger headliner area.
So there it is, two weeks, on schedule - some serious
pink hip hop.
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