Is it possible to install the new Floyd Rose system on my current JTV-89?
Is It Possible To Install The New Floyd Rose System On My Current Jtv-89?
Posted 10 June 2013 - 04:15 AM
Technically - Maybe, Practically - No
To fit the Floyd will require you routing out cavities into the body of your 89, Drilling new holes, filling in others, and using new components that I am pretty sure are not available commercially. Fitting a FR on a normal guitar isn't so bad, but this isn't a normal FR and it isn't a normal guitart. You might also need to move some of the existing bits around such as the main CPU.
If you are a good luthier, and can get the necessary parts then probably yes you can install it. But if you were a good luthier you wouldn't be asking this question.
I would say that the required modifications unless done by an expert will simply destroy the value of the instrument and will invalidate your warranty.
See if a retailer will let you exchange you current guitar for an F. It is the only sensible option.