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Old 10-29-2009, 08:40 PM
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How do you mount your EZpass or SunPass

Hi all. I am curious to see how do most of us bimmer owners mount our Ezpass. Velcro windshield adhesive? Suction cup mount? Or take it out from glove compartment, hold it up when approaching the toll, then put it back to the compartment...?
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Old 10-29-2009, 08:42 PM
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Suction cup mount spray painted flat black mounted high on the passenger side of the rear view mirror.
the white part of the EZ pass that can be seen is covered with black tape.




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velcro in the lower driver's side corner.
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Keep it in the center console and pull it out/hold it up when appropriate.
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Old 10-29-2009, 10:10 PM
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Keep it in the center console and pull it out/hold it up when appropriate.
Ditto here.
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Old 10-29-2009, 10:21 PM
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Keep it in the center console and pull it out/hold it up when appropriate.
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Ditto here.
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Old 10-29-2009, 11:07 PM
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Fortunately I only need it for out-of-state road trips. One of us holds it against the glass until the light turns green.
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Old 10-30-2009, 12:22 AM
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Keep it in the center console and pull it out/hold it up when appropriate.
That, or keep it in the driver's door swinging pocket and put it on the dashboard when needed.
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Mounted my EZ Pass just below and to the right of the rear-view mirror mounting - it is behind the black on the windshield but since its radio frequency it doesn't matter - it has worked fine for a year.
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Old 10-30-2009, 04:06 AM
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Funny. Good ideas posted here I hadn't considered.

I tried Velcro tape for a whille. (Two layers: one with the loops on one side, sticky on the other, the second layer with the hooks on one side, sticky on the other.) Something about the adhesive was bad and the thing would fall off if the car heated up in the sun.

So I switched to white, foam, double-sided, 3M tape. Two narrow, vertical strips, along the sides of the transponder. I then trimmed my parking pass to fit in the slot thus created. The transponder is mounted to my right of and behind the rear view mirror. There's no obstruction to my view, but I think it does detract from the looks of the vehicle.
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Old 10-30-2009, 05:18 AM
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hmm... so far most of us are just holding it up when needed, including me. I don't want to mess up the windshield with adhesive or suction cup marks. There is a bag called ez toll. It looks silly but simple. I might order it and give it a try. Hope it would not make my car look stupid.

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Velcro mounting strips placed beside the mirror mount so that the EZ-Pass is hidden from my view by the mirror. It has a slight effect on the level of dimming achieved by the automatic mirror that may prompt me to spray it flat black.


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Old 10-30-2009, 05:48 AM
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I just went to CVS and got one of the credit card type SunPasses and put it in the very tippy top driver's side corner (it's behind the tint thats along the top of the window). You only see it from inside the car, but its so small and so high up in the corner you really need to look for it. Works great, no problems. It's a glass window guys..... a little adhesive isn't going to do anything when you go to take it off.
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I mount it using their adhesive. It won't come off in the hot summer, but if i want to get rid of it I can easily take it off. I put it in the same spot where I see most other BMW owners put it (that is where i got the idea). It is to the right of the rear view mirror underneath the blue tint. Basically, from the drivers perspective I can't see the device. It is off-center, but something about it still looks cool from the outside.
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I just went to CVS and got one of the credit card type SunPasses and put it in the very tippy top driver's side corner (it's behind the tint thats along the top of the window). You only see it from inside the car, but its so small and so high up in the corner you really need to look for it. Works great, no problems. It's a glass window guys..... a little adhesive isn't going to do anything when you go to take it off.
You beat me to it. I thought the old bulky SunPass/EZPass was obsolete and the credit card type was all that's available now They are so small it's very easy to stick it in the upper corner and never have it seen.
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Put in a black suction cup holder mounted just below the "tint" line on the windshield, when needed. Otherwise kept in the glove box.
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i have the new sticker... i think ezpass is the name... well i cleaned the windshield and placed it on the right side of the rear view mirror where it is out of sight for me and works well...
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Credit card size? We need that option in CA. I spray painted my CA Fastrak transponder black, put a small piece of velcro on the corner of the dash, and keep it there. It blends right in with the dash.
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1 vote for the sunpass mini. It's small, convenient, and I cannot see it from the drivers seat. It's mounted to the right of the rearview.
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1 vote for the sunpass mini. It's small, convenient, and I cannot see it from the drivers seat. It's mounted to the right of the rearview.
Amen. Sunpass mini is the way to go. Mounted at the top of the windshield to the right of the mirror on our E90 and to the left of the mirror mount on our E60 in order not to interfere with the sensor on the mirror.
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Credit card size? We need that option in CA. I spray painted my CA Fastrak transponder black, put a small piece of velcro on the corner of the dash, and keep it there. It blends right in with the dash.
+1, hmmm I'd like to see that black transponder on the dash.
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anyone have a pic of the credit card size EZ Pass?
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I have the EZPass license plate mount and love it. I just hate how the white box looks in people's windshields. It completely ruins the car!
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The SunPass mini is does not make any sounds when you go through the tolls. It also does not require a battery. It is readily available at grocery stores (I think statewide, but at least in the central Florida area).

As described by another poster, I also have my (full size) transponder mounted behind the rear view mirror with the clear 3M velcro that it came with. I cannot see it from inside the car. I do not care if anyone else can see it from the outside. In the hot Florida sun (it is still in the 90's here!), often parked outside, I have not had any problems with the toll tag staying put (owned car 1 1/2 years).
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I have the EZPass license plate mount and love it. I just hate how the white box looks in people's windshields. It completely ruins the car!
Here is a recent picture of my car surrounded by some sinister looking characters who are obviously rifling the trunk looking to steal my EZ-Pass.

It is mounted behind the windshield on the drivers side of the rear view mirror. I spray painted the suction cup mount black and it is not easily seen from outside the car.

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