Welcome in the forum, Nathan.
Cannibalizing your pioneer board as a newbee is a bit (or byte) uncommon ;-) When in need for pins, why don't you get hands on a CY8CKIT-043 PSoC4-M Prototyping Kit?
The fram on your pioneer is connected using I2C. You would destroy your I2C functionality when removing the pin connections and you will not get a single pin more to use.
What is the reason you