SAE Student Projects

FORMULA SAE-Combustion/Hybrid/Electric/Baja and Ice Racer

VR3 engages with University teams to create notched tubing kits for chassis and tubular accessories of SAE vehicles, using 3 D CAD designs provided by the SAE team.

The VR3 Process

STEP 1: Quote Process

    Email to info@vr3.ca the following:

  • 3D .sldprt OR .stp CAD file of the tube structure
  • PDF (.pdf) file of the assembly drawing
  • .xls file of Material list/BOM
  • Detail your contact information for discussion
  • VR3 will forward a quote to contact information provided.

STEP 2: Purchase Order and Manufacturing

    Email acceptance and PO* (Purchase Order) to VR3

  • Upon receipt of PO VR3 will begin manufacturing process.
  • NB *Purchase Orders –Most Universities now demand a PO be obtained prior to manufacturing. Please ensure you have explicit instructions from your institution for payment.

STEP 3: Shipping Process

    Prior to Shipping VR3 must receive the following Information:

  • Ship To: Address
  • Ship To: Contact
  • Ship To: Phone Number
  • Ship To: Email
  • FED EIN if your institution has never ordered from VR3 before
  • Bill To: Contact
  • Bill To: Address
  • Bill To: Email
  • *NB: information in Step 3 should be received at time of PO issuance.ii) PDF (.pdf) file of the assembly drawing

STEP 4: Invoicing and Payment Process

    Once your shipment is received VR3 will invoice according to STEP 3 and copy email to Ship To email above.

    Payment is accepted via Wire Transfer, Cheque or Credit Card.

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FSAE Documents for Review

  1. FSAE 3D Modelling Manual
  2. SAE Student Guidelines
  3. Example Assembly Drawing

Checkout our Reference Documents

Support for FSAE

VR3 encourages Student Innovation by supplying material and manufacturing at a basic cost, as well, a reduced rate for Set-Up & Programming fees.


Contact Us

North American Schools we have worked with:

  • Brown University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Cedarville University
  • Cégep du Vieux Montréal
  • Colorado State University
  • Columbia University
  • Conestoga College
  • Dalhousie University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Duke University
  • Ecole Polytechnique
  • École de Technologie Supérieure
  • Ferris State University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Georgia Inst of Tech
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Lafayette College
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • LeTourneau University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • McGill University
  • McMaster University
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Mississippi State University
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwestern University
  • Ohio Northern University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Oregon State University
  • Penn State University
  • Purdue University/Formula
  • Queen's University
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Rochester Institute of Tech.
  • Ryerson University
  • Southern Alberta Institute of Tech
  • Southern Polytechnic State University
  • Stony Brook University
  • Syracuse University
  • Temple University
  • Tennessee Technological University
  • The Cooper Union
  • University of Kansas
  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of California
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Illinois at Urbana
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University at Buffalo
  • University of Akron
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Evansville
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of North Florida
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Laval
  • University of South Florida
  • University of St. Thomas
  • University of Victoria
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Windsor
  • University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Valparaiso University
  • Virginia Tech
  • Wayne State University
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Western Michigan University
  • Western Washington University
  • Western University (Ontario)
  • Wichita State University
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute

International Schools we have worked with.

Our tube kits around the world:

  • University of Esslingen, GER
  • Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart, GER
  • Curtin University Australia, AUS
  • University of Rijeka, CRO
  • University of Serena Santiago, CHI
  • National University of Singapore, SI