Ed Fetzer, co-owner and Body Shop manager. He has over 37 years of experience and built this business from the ground up along with his partner Larry Herzog

His attention to detail and customer needs set him apart from the rest.  He works hard for you with insurance companies and is always excited to beautify your vehicle.


ED FETZER, CO-owner of Stage 1 Automotive, Inc. manages the Body Shop with a growing staff of 4 that have 82+ years combined experience, you are in good hands. Stage 1 can handle all makes and models, foreign and domestic.

Stage 1 uses genuine OEM parts whenever possible even when insurance companies specify imitation parts. We can arrange rental car and towing services with our own tow trucks.

With state of the art repair equipment such as an Accudraft Paint/Bake Booth and Chief Frame Machine/Measuring System we can repair your vehicle right.  Stage 1 also sprays PPG's Envirobase Paint System to ensure an accurate paint match.  Our paint work comes with a guarantee for the life of your vehicle through PPG's Certified Shop Program.

Stop in from Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm for an estimate. Ed is always ready to help you make your car beautiful again.

Call the shop at 845-336-8127  Ext: 5 with any questions.

1807 Ulster Avenue

Lake Katrine NY 12449

Tel: +1.8453368127
Fax: +1.8453367101

Hours of Operation 
Sales:  Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
            Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Service:  Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
                Saturday: 8:00am - 2:00pm