Thanks to Kent Reynolds
- Remove the rear-most couple of screws on the chrome door
sill. (The panel is attached with the one furthest back.)
- Remove the door weatherstrip where it is in contact with
the back panel.
- CAREFUL: Peel back the leather that is wrapped around
the door sill. (This is underneath where the weatherstrip was.) Be
very careful here, because the leather will be brittle. I would suggest
loading it up with the foot of the neat first, then use a sharp blade to
carefully break the seal, then a 6" putty knife to peel it back.
- CAREFUL: Next, keep peeling back the leather only,
along that same edge that was covered by the weatherstrip, about 1-1
1/2" to expose three screws that attach the wooden part of the panel to
the metal. These screws are roughly 1-1/2" from the top, directly
across from the center of the speaker "grill," and 2" from the bottom of
- Lift the rear-most end of the panel straight up. There
is a 1" square piece of metal screwed into the top rear edge of the
panel. It does not need to be removed, just lifted straight up until it
clears the hump.
- Ta-daaaaa! Your rotted old Infinity Kappa is exposed
and ready to be replaced with a brand new Infinity Kappa 52.5i (I got
mine for ~$75 on ebay) or other speaker of your choosing!