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Modesto’s preferred collision center

Kruse Lucas Body & Paint is a locally-owned, full-service collision repair center providing the highest level of service possible for almost three decades. We serve the Modesto area, including Ripon, Manteca, Oakdale, Ceres and Turlock.

We are a certified Mercedes-Benz collision repair facility and factory trained in BMW collision repairs. In addition, our certified technicians are experienced in providing expert collision repair on most automotive makes and models.

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High Quality Service

Our shop invests in maintaining state-of-the-art diagnostic and repair equipment to keep up with the demand and complexity of vehicle restoration.

Whether you’re dealing with minor dents or need complete collision repair, we will help restore your vehicle to pre-damage condition. Plus, we work with your insurance company to help you make the most informed choices.


Our Story

Kruse Lucas founder Ernest Ramsey attended the local Modesto Junior College Auto Body Technology program in 1980. He worked as an automotive painter at a few local body shops before starting Kruse Lucas Body & Paint in 1994.

 Since the doors opened, our commitment has been to provide our valued customers with the quality service they expect.

We know that dealing with the aftermath of a collision is time-consuming and stressful. Taking your car to a knowledgeable and established collision center is imperative to get it repaired as effectively and promptly as possible.

Our experienced auto body repair technicians aim to provide exceptional service while being a resource to our customers for accurate, honest information about your automobile’s repair.

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