My 98 cx double din mod. - Civic Forumz - Honda Civic Forum


Interior - Audio - Security Creature comforts and peace of mind.

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 19-Jan-2014, 09:05 PM   #1
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: fayetteville, PA
Posts: 1
USA My 98 cx double din mod.

Hi everyone. This is my first post, and just wanted to share what I did in order to fit a double din on my 98 cx.
I've had the car for a year already, and one of the mods I wanted to do was to install a double din radio; an Appradio2 to be specific. I was first thinking about doing the 99-00 climate control and AC, but did not want to break the dash apart. I did not want to do the climate control only either, because there would've been nothing holding it to the dash. As a last resource I decided to venture on fiberglassing my 98 bezel. I moved the climate to above the cup holder, and tried fiberglass for the first time. this is what I got. Is not perfect, but it works. Maybe next summer I will make another one and try to make it look better than this one. here it is.


Attached Thumbnails
My 98 cx double din mod.-2013-05-05160338_zpsccaef8d1.jpg  
asinclado is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-Jan-2014, 12:04 PM   #2
Admin
 
Adair's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Observation Deck
Posts: 17,496
Doesn't look like it would have been too easy. Hope you're enjoying the new setup.
Adair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-Jan-2014, 03:36 PM   #3
always building
iTrader: (2)
 
ol Dusty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: In my car
Posts: 1,569
Not a bad first start. I haven't really done any thing of this type myself but growing up I had a friend who was crazy into this stuff and after a few attempts he started to really get the hang of it and he made some real decent parts that looked OEM. Keep this up.

No fibreglass and not actually a double DIN tho when it's off people think it is, and if someone were to break into my car to steal this I'd be just as upset as they'd be disappointed cause they'd prolly have no idea what it was or how to use it. But here's my custom dash work. Double din block off/delete panel, cut to fill the area in the stock location. Stereo is actually in my glove box now and this is a display for any sensors/gauges my ECU reads from. I still need to do something with my wideband gauge...

Attached Thumbnails
My 98 cx double din mod.-null_zps691af171.jpg  
ol Dusty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-Jan-2014, 11:03 AM   #4
Admin
 
Adair's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Observation Deck
Posts: 17,496
Such a different look to the installation than the first pic by the OP, but I like the look of it, Dustin.
Adair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-Aug-2014, 08:50 PM   #5
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: rice
Posts: 1
Fiberglassing

Can you send me where you found info on fiberglassing your dash panel?
wee-o-wee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26-Jun-2017, 12:53 AM   #6
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: Ohio
Posts: 1
My 98 cx double din mod.-20170625_164407.jpg I ended up attempting the same mod. I took the dash bezel from a 99 civic which was 20 bucks from the junkyard. I cut it in half and fused it with half of the original bezel. Pretty much the same as what you did, except no fiberglass. I also still have to fill the hole where the climate control on the 99 was supposed to fit. Im probably going to make a cubby hole for it.
Ryan Schenck is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Eclipse Double Din channaman Honda Civic (+ other) Parts/Accessories for Sale or Trade 1 14-Jan-2009 02:53 PM
Kenwood DNX5120 Touch Screen Double Din CD/DVD/Navigation System Audio Heaven Audio Heaven - Honda Civic Accessories 0 30-Jul-2008 12:01 PM
kenwood double din any good? l2iceman Interior - Audio - Security 5 10-Feb-2008 01:59 AM
Double Din Dash Kit imported_SiR_YO Interior - Audio - Security 0 20-May-2003 05:04 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:10 PM.