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Pinnacle XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover #3

Pinnacle XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover  #3
Preserve surface gloss while removing noticeable paint defects – it is possible with XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover.

Swirl removal doesn’t require large abrasive particles or an aggressive machine. The truth is that a product loaded with correctly milled, smaller abrasives will do the job with less damage to the paint, thereby shaving a couple of steps off your detailing process.

Pinnacle XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover is the most aggressive swirl remover in the XMT Series, yet it’s not a heavy compound. Applied with your dual action or rotary polisher, this swirl remover is designed to correct paint flaws by gradual smoothing - not grinding down - the paint. Typically, compounds leave more problems than you started with and it takes several more steps to restore smoothness and gloss. XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover takes a less invasive approach to preserve the paint while it corrects the finish.

First, do no harm. Pinnacle XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover works on the principle of doing only what’s required to restore the damaged paint. Precisely milled abrasives – and a lot of them – blend away moderate to severe blemishes without removing significant layers of clear coat. Since clear coats are extremely thin, these Concentrated Micro Abrasives preserve as much of the paint as possible while removing only the defect.

For the best results, use an orange light cutting pad to apply XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover #3.

Lose the swirls, keep the gloss. Even though Pinnacle XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover is less abrasive than a traditional compound, it removes the same imperfections: moderate to severe swirls, moderate scratches, oxidation, water spots, and overspray. The abrasives gradually diminish as they work, giving you a built-in finishing polish. The paint will experience little or no loss of surface gloss. In most cases, you will not need to use a separate finishing polish.

Keep it real. There are some scratches that can only be removed by a professional. If the scratch extends all the way to the color coat, removing the scratch requires removing the entire clear coat surrounding the scratch. Unless you intend to repaint the vehicle, this is an impractical solution for at-home detailers. Pinnacle XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover is formulated to remove blemishes without jeopardizing the paint system. It’s a real world approach to at-home paint care. XMT swirl removers give you the best finish possible with none of the risk.

XMT Series is designed for machine application.For those blemishes that can’t be removed, XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover will dramatically improve their appearance. Conceal them with Pinnacle XMT Carnauba Finishing Glaze as your final step product.

All XMT Series products were formulated in sunny South Florida, the home of Pinnacle Natural Brilliance. Intense heat and humidity are constant challenges here. That’s why all XMT products were created to work as promised in the sun or shade.

Pinnacle is dedicated to preserving your vehicle and the environment. Pinnacle XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover is VOC compliant, body shop safe, silicone-free, and clear coat safe.

Apply XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover with a light cutting pad on your dual action polisher. Set the maximum speed to 5000 or 5500 OPM. For the easiest application, mist the pad with Pinnacle XMT Polishing Pad Conditioner before applying the swirl remover. Pour a quarter size amount of the product onto the pad and spread it onto a section of paint. Turn the polisher on and work the swirl remover into the paint until it begins to dry or disappear. XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover contains no fillers so you can see the results of your work. Buff with a Cobra microfiber towel.

Paint flaws are only skin-deep. Remove moderate imperfections without removing surface gloss with Pinnacle XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover.

12 oz.


Click below to view instructional videos featuring XMT Series Swirl Removers.

Video 1 Light Swirl Removal

Video 2 Intermediate Swirl Removal

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Pinnacle XMT Intermediate Swirl Remover #3
4.5 Stars based on 11 Review(s)
Concord NC
3 Stars

pinacle xmt #3
August 1, 2014
Worked ok to remove swirls
Easy to use did remove some swirls.
Product cost was $17 shipping was $8. If only one product is needed paying 50% more for shipping is out of line. It would be nice if the product was sold locally in stores.

noe ramirez
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

swirl remover
April 26, 2014
This is one awsome product works very well and with ease
Very easy to apply & remove

Z06 Chris
5 Stars

XMT Swirl Remover #3 & 360
March 24, 2012
WOW! The combination of using a PC 7424 with an orange pad with the swirl remover #3, and following up with a white pad with the 360 will yield BEAUTIFUL results! All the light surface hazing, swirl marks, and light scratches were completely eliminated! My Z06 is black, so it was the perfect "canvas" to really see how this combo works. Add to that some gnarly swirl marks and some damage from road salts on my multi-state drive bringing the vehicle home, I was hoping this would be the solution. Taping off a panel and doing an A/B comparison test was just shocking. The completed panel had a deep, rich, & practically liquid finish! The 360 is great to follow the #3 swirl remover with, as it'll eliminate the need to use a finer polish like the XMT #1 or #2. Go straight to putting on your favorite sealant or wax on top of that (if you so wish), and even a perfectionist like myself will be happy! My best advice would be to scrap those 6.5" pads and pick up some 4" CCS pads. Much better control and a better overall turnout on your project in my opinion...especially on those difficult panels. My detailing bag just got lighter, and I'll never look back! Happy detailing!

5 Stars

Gentle Scratch Remover
February 2, 2012
As a home handyman and occassional detailer and getting along in years, I tried XMT #3 to restore the clearcoat on my 1999 BMW 528i with 165,000 miles on it. Over the years, I've never done a great job polishing the finish and the finish has not been polished at all for several years. I used the XMT #3 with an orange Lake Country CCS pad. It took 2 passes with my Porter Cable 7424 and I had to press hard (but not stopping the rotation.) The product is thick, goes a long way, stays on the pad, doesn't splatter, wipes off easily and without dust, doesn't discolor the vinyl trim parts and removes the swirls and small scratches. I followed with XMT #1 applied with a white pad. Excellent results. Tryit! - Ron

5 Stars

December 24, 2008
My brother's 25YR old Harley had some ecthing on the gas tank from gas that spilled during storage. The gas was left on the tank a week before it was wiped off. The tank looked bad. I lightly Wet Sanded the really bad spoys w/1500 and the XMT3 took all the sand marks/scratches off with two passes. This is a must have.

5 Stars

Rmove Scratches
May 31, 2007
This will remove heavier scratches and you don't need to fear using it. No dusting as with the entire XMT line makes it nice to use.

5 Stars

Must have
May 27, 2007
This is a must have product if you are going to try to do any paint correction. If XMT 2 won't get it then XMT 3 probably will.

Justin - part time detailer full time enthusiast
5 Stars

The one you will use most
May 13, 2007
definitely the most used of my xmt line...finishes very clean for a heavy swirl remover and dusts very little...the one polish of the entire line you should definitely have

4 Stars

Worked well
April 26, 2007
The product did was it said it was going to do, it just a while for it to do it. I found myself breaking it down in sometimes 9 minutes! Which, if you like long work times, this polish is for you. If not, look into XMT4.

Mike T
4 Stars

Worth A Try
August 7, 2006
I tried this stuff for the 1st time last week. When given the time to work in it did a nice job of removing some scratches and didn't leave behind any hazing.

ryan b
5 Stars

a must get
May 28, 2006
I have been detailing cars for 15 years and have seen alot of products out there that are okay. The xmt #3 removes all the blemishes, oxidation, and left the car so shiny that I was never impressed like this ever before. I am ordering more this week...