Looks like it's been riced out at one point, but if you can get under $2k, it's not a bad deal. Just expect to have to put some money back into it right away.
With any non-enthusiast owned E36, I would just plan on having to replace all the bushings, ball joints, cooling system, shocks, etc.
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