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I picked up this 84 Targa without Engine and Transmission, earlier this year. Besides the engine and transmission, a few other parts are missing.

I started to disassembling the car, or what was left and inspect for rust and other damage.

Here are some pictures of the Targa when I got it home.






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Here are some pictures from the disassembling process.

Looks like I need to make a new rear shelf.



Got a small rust spot , I need to fix, where the dirt accumulated. Looks like this is an area that need attention on the impact bumper cars.



The left door and the left rear panel must have had some pain at one time. The door is rusted at the bottom, but I got a good one to replace it. The rear panel must have being repaired at one point.



We will find out later how good or bad it will be.



A little dent at the left inner corner of the rear panel.



The right side looks pretty nice.



So I removed the rear Targa window. The rubber was like wood, and I had to cut piece by piece out, trying not to damage the trim.



Here is what it looked like under the rubber. Just a bit surface rust, no holes.



The windshield was removed the same way as the rear window.



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Been sitting since 06. You might need to change the fluids.....
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Been sitting since 06. You might need to change the fluids.....
The only fluid left, was a bit of brake fluid, and it looked like it was the blue ATE. So that must have been there for quite a while.

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Have not done a lot on the Targa. To many other things going on.

I fixed the small dent above the left tail light.



Then I started to investigate what's going on under the cracks at the left rear quarter panel.



There was quite a layer on Body filler.





It looks like there was something in the way, and now I understand why the door was rusted at that area.



This will need a bit of work, however, I'm still amazed that there is not a lot of rust at that area.



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