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Where to put EZ Pass tag on my F56 ?

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Old 05-23-2019, 06:31 PM
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Where to put EZ Pass tag on my F56 ?

So yea, for those of you who use EZ pass, where the heck do you put it? The windshield is so narrow, I feel like wherever I place it is a bit distracting. Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks!
 
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Old 05-23-2019, 10:11 PM
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it works through the dot matrix, just place it as high as possible.
 
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Old 05-23-2019, 10:24 PM
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Or, just mount it to your passenger side sun visor> Flip it down when you need it.
 
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Old 05-24-2019, 06:58 AM
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Or, just mount it to your passenger side sun visor> Flip it down when you need it.
ezpass units are not designed to be conveniently placed on the visor. OP, put it behind your rear-view mirror. not distracting and works.
 
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Old 05-24-2019, 07:22 AM
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Why not get the licence plate mount?
When I lived in NY, mine was behind the rear view mirror. Could not see it and actually thought I misplaced it once and tried paying. The booth operator pointed it out as I gave her the bills, face meets palm!
 
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Old 05-24-2019, 07:39 AM
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I don't use tolls that much, but when I do I pull it out and hold it up to the windshield as needed.
 
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Old 05-24-2019, 07:42 AM
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When dealing with a bureaucratic institution it is best to follow the instructions as given so when something goes amiss you don't have to mess with them. (don't ask me how I know)

https://www.e-zpassny.com/en/about/tolltags.shtml
 
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Old 05-24-2019, 12:27 PM
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I hate clutter in my car. Especially an ugly beige government box. I don't drive toll roads that often, so I keep mine in the glovebox and set it on the dash as needed. This in violation of the rules... but haven't had an issue yet.
 
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Old 05-24-2019, 01:20 PM
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Yes. I too don't care about violating certain rules, regulations, and laws.
 
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Old 05-24-2019, 01:40 PM
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I don't have EZ-PASS but I have had the Florida SUNPASS for many years and a long time ago I learned something curious about how the Florida system works, maybe EZ is similar ....

On my SUNPASS account I can enter my car description and my tag info ..... actually for the portable version of the SUNPASS I can enter this information for as many vehicles I want ... ones I MIGHT use the SUNPASS in. Why would I bother?

The way SUNPASS works: if you zip thru a reader and a transponder is not read, they electronically read the tag and before they start sending out the cops to arrest you, they check the SUNPASS database of 'registered tags'. If the tag is registered to an account the toll is processed and all is well. This is a backup system to avoid issues when he transponder readers burp ..... and the same reader that captures info for 'tag by plate' or infractions depending on the situation. BUT, bottom line is IF you have the vehicle properly entered to a SUNPASS account ... you don't actually need the transponder in the car at all!!!! (In Florida you will loose the discount on the toll rate if the system falls back to toll by plate in some areas)

Am I SURE about this? A while back while visiting daughter I found SUNPASS we'd bought her and was on our 'family account' sitting on her desk. I asked why it wasn't in the car ..... she'd taken it out months b4 when car was heading into the shop and forgot about it. All tolls for her car/tag as recent as the previous day had been posted to the account. No harm, no foul . . .

 

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Old 05-25-2019, 09:34 AM
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On our cars, including our F55, I mount the ez-pass behind and to the right of the rear view mirror mount. I position it by sitting in the drivers seat, and put it where it's behind the mirror so it's out of the line of sight.
 
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Old 05-25-2019, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by f60jcw View Post
I don't use tolls that much, but when I do I pull it out and hold it up to the windshield as needed.
That’s exactly what I do! You will never see one of those ugly things stuck to my windshield on any car I own!
 
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Old 05-31-2019, 06:45 AM
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I Live in Texas, where they send you a sticker if you have an account with the Toll Service.
I found out about 3-4yrs ago that you do not have to display the sticker If you have an account, your license plate is what is being read through the camera along with the transponder that is in the sticker. I verified this through calling the NTTA and was infect told that I do not have to display that sticker as long as I have the account.
No issue sense.
 
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Old 05-31-2019, 06:55 AM
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I used to hide the E-ZPass transponder in the glovebox and only take it out when needed. However, when I got my F57 last year I purchased a new, smaller transponder and it now is stuck to the windshield, to the right of the rearview mirror and almost touching the upper windshield trim. It's really not noticeable from inside the car.
 
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Old 05-31-2019, 10:32 AM
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same here. illegal in my state but i rather keep it nice and neat
 
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