Anything local is gonna have the same rust, or worse. You really want a Western or Southern car, preferably the whole body shell. Otherwise you're gonna be fighting pop-up rust for the rest of your life.
1988 CVLX Formal Roof (Love Boat) POTM July 2019, Aug 2020, & Oct 2021, 56K
E-code lights w/ relays, LEDs w/ switchbacks, 15x8 Ansen slots w/ 255/60 BFG's, Kenwood stereo, various hacks. This, of course, was merely the semi-delirious notion of a fever-patient, but I remember that it struck me at the time as being eminently practical and feasible.