oh great news!!! turbo is not kicking in at all. took it for a test drive and i could not even get up a small hill. White smoke is gone, but a decent amount of oil was spat out of the tailpipe.
Still think the headgaskets are shot? Thanks for the feedback
You sure that was oil? I'm betting it was coolant that gathered soot on its way through your exhaust system. Go get some on your finger and give it whiff. If it is oil, and your turbo is non-functional, take the downpipe off the turbo and have a look inside the pipe and the turbo. If you see cooked oil, your turbo is cooked. If it is coolant, it might be residual, depending on how long ago you did the egr/oil cooler fix. Either way, it might be worthwhile to remove the turbo. It will tell you on one side if it is oil shooting out of the turbo seal, and if that isn't the issue, the turbo should be split and cleaned (since you had coolant flowing through it previous to your oil cooler/egr repair).
Turbo cleaning PDF file attached.
EDIT: The turbo is controlled by the PCM (of course), but the PCM uses a few sensors to do that.
One is the MAP sensor. It is located on top of the HVAC box on the passenger side. Check the hose for cracking. Check the brass nipple on the intake for clogging (stick an allen wrench down the hole, or something that can not be dropped in).
The EP sensor. Depending on your year of engine, this sensor sits in one of two spots. It is either located at the thermostat housing or on the drivers side, under the degas bottle, attached to the valve cover along with the front FICM bracket. Using two wrenches, remove the sensor (one on the sensor one on the tube it sits on). Clean the sensor, take a long piece of tie-wire and stick it down the tube or spray brake cleaner down the tube. You can't hurt the tube (unless you twist it upon removing or replacing the sensor). The tube just goes to the exhaust manifold on the drivers side. Just make sure the passage is clear. DON'T use brake cleaner on the sensor, use carb cleaner.
Make sure your MAF sensor is plugged in (if present). It is on the air intake tube just after the turbo.