Coast cars just get the paint eaten away by the salt water and the paint faded by the hot sun. Example: My car.
One of the cars in that picture is on r3vlimited, and it's been resprayed.
California cars are definetly better if you're looking for a older car but California isn't the best place to live. I'll take my Canada.
91 318is - M50NV (gone)
02 WRB Subaru WRX EJ207 forged, 320 AWHP stock turbo.
85 - 325
02 325i Sedan