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Akai SS-110 Speakers - Access Help Needed

Issue & Request:
I recently bought a pair of vintage Akai SS-110 speakers. Each speaker includes a 10" woofer and 3.5" tweeter. There is a slight distortion from one of the speakers.

These are vinyl covered speakers, and it appears the only way to access the inside is to remove the front grill. I would appreciate any suggestions on removing the grills without damaging the exterior. Thanks!

The Akai SS-110s are designed with 4 luggage-style latches, so pairs can be linked together for transport. Unscrewing and removing each latch will reveal another, previously hidden screw. Remove the 4 hidden screws and the grill frame can be easily removed.