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About Us

Who We Are

European auto repair experts

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

We are a certified European auto repair experts with Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW collision repair facility. 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 collision restoration.

Whether you’re dealing with minor dents or need extensive collision repair, we will help restore your vehicle to pre-damage condition. Plus, in most cases 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 high 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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