What would it entails to replace the engine with an electric motor in my 64 Limo

I checked online and see no 60s Fleetwood Limo EV conversion and wonder, if I should do it. Please give your diligent opinion / comment / advise on this idea. There is a 1100(lb-ft) torque electric motor with TH400 spline for sale.  it will rotate up to 4000rpm, which I feel will move a 63 Limo at right velocity.  Also, 1100 (lb-ft) torque is well over the current engine torque.  Hence . I feel this is feasible.  Of course there are other components and wiring to get this motor to drive the car. Let me hear the voices - keep them coming guys.

Thankfully, in advance.

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Do it.

Fascinating thought. What and where would the battery supply be located?  How many miles on a full charge?

There are various types of batteries at various prices, suitability, construction, packaging etc. etc.

Finding a location in a 75series Limo will not be a problem, once the type of batteries, physical parameters etc. are determined , I guess. 

Give me an idea of the batteries, you would propose for this kind of EV, if you may.

George, I have no idea of what batteries to propose. Please do keep us informed of the possibilities.

 Sounds like a real challenge.



You are the very first person on this site to suggest an EV powered Antique Cadillac in our years  

I am on here daily since 2006 so I know that that is the case 

Electric power is surely the new technology and the performance of the cars is really rather amazing to me  Many zero to 60 times being very fast in sport model  vehicles 

Sure attempting a project of that nature will take a lot of skills especially being one of the very first to attemp it 


You know this is the future, we need to limit emission, if at all possible.  At this stage with this car, either way, I hv to spend $$$ to get it moving, so I thought why not go electric as it is a viable proposition now more than ever. If you research, you will see this is a can do idea, just a matter of $$$, I guess. 



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