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I will test drive at the dealer and decide exactly what I want.

Then go home.

Go on google maps, type in Honda, find every dealer in a 100 mile radius, look at the websites, call, get an out-the-door price on the car. Tell them the decision is Friday (3-4 days away)

Buy from the cheapest.

I’ll drive 100 miles for $1,000 bucks.

It's a good plan in theory, but tough to get any kind of consistent results or the response you are really looking for because every dealer has a slightly different process for this. The hardest part will be getting them to take you seriously without being in front of them. It will certainly work for a few, but even then I wouldn't be confident you are getting the "best" price from a phone call.

There used to be a "Fax Method" for doing this that was even in the FAQ on this board years ago.
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