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How much miles did you drive since put back together?
I had blue smoke at idle (in gear only) and big puff when leaving traffic light / stop sign for about 3000 kms after I had the major motor work done on mine. I suspected the turbo shaft seal on my new Stage 1 turbo, but was told by the shop that I should wait for the next oil change interval in case it had to break in.
Turns out that the shop was correct; the blue smoke tapered off and went away.
If you changed your turbo seal, it might be same for you. If not, then it could be (as Adrian had suggested to me when I told him about my blue smoke) that when cleaning your turbo (or, during shipping in my case) that the turbo was turned upside down which would allow the retained oil inside to flow past the turbo seal and into areas where it would not go under normal orientation and operation. Adrain told me that this oil could take a long time to burn off, which could cause smoking for a while.
Hope that helps give some things to consider.
2006 F250 ext cab, short box, 4x4 auto
ARP studs, BPD EGR cooler, Ford oil cooler, HPOP and turbo line updates (by Bernhausen @ 219K Kms)
BPD billet water pump, AFE CAC pipe
Eng. strategy VXCF9H7; TW Extreme tune
4" SS Magnaflow turbo back w/ muff & hi flow cat.
Edge CTS monitor w/ EGT
CAT EC-1 coolant w/ bypass filter
stock air intake w/ shielded Zoodad
3.73 axles, 275/70R18 BFG A/Ts
To do: injectors, Snow Stage 2 water injection, blue spring, fuel press sensor
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