I think you scored HUGE no the $500 no start car. I keep looking for one like that around here.
As for the 91 and 95 swap on the hood, I thik as long as you swap the hodd and front grill, it should work.
Calypso Red 1992 525i with 183K miles
1991 735i - Sold
1992 525i - Sold
1995 325is - Sold
2000 528i - Sold