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Model X external transponder

Discussion in 'Model X' started by thetigerfans, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. thetigerfans

    thetigerfans Member

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    Has anyone successfully mounted an external ez-pass transponder to the front of the X? We did not put a plate in front.
     
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  2. neige

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    I mounted my external transponder in the front part of the frunk and find that it works great in New Hampshire but only half the time in Massachusetts. But I'm not getting any tickets as a result, so I'm fine until a better solution is found.

    Anyone else?
     
  3. Gwgan

    Gwgan Almost a wagon

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    I did try that; taped it in place for Maine Turnpike and 95 in Mass. Didn’t work.
     
  4. Merrill

    Merrill Active Member

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    I installed my external transponder on the lower right bottom of the front grill on my model s and you hardly notice it and works great. I would think you could do something similar with the X in the area below the nose.
     

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  5. jeffreys

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    I installed an external transponder on the top of the front license plate. The bolts that came with it were way too large for Tesla's front plate mount, so I had to replace that hardware. Otherwise it was straightforward. It's working fine on the Mass Pike.
     
  6. thetigerfans

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    Could you post a photo?
     
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    Thanks, but we are forging the front plate for the time being, so that is not an option just yet.
     
  8. thetigerfans

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    The air intake on the front of the X is much deeper, and Tesla did not recommend blocking anything in that area.
     
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    Forgot to say thank you to everyone for trying to help. THANK YOU!
     
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  11. Gwgan

    Gwgan Almost a wagon

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    In my state the transponder must go on the bottom and not cover up the state name.
     
  12. jeffreys

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    Entirely possible. When I get that warning or citation, I'll move it.
     

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