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tired and frustrated...need some objective minds to get me back on the path

I have been working on my 7.3l for a while and feel like i am chasing my tail and trying to avoid just throwing money at it. I just used my snap-on and pulled these codes. I had reset the computer codes about 100 miles after installing the injectors. I am at about 1000 miles after replacing the injectors. Truck has 204K miles.

Codes in memory

P1119- manifold air temp snsr
P0541- code definition not available

After contribution test

P0269 Cyl 3 contribution/balance fault
P0541- code definition not available

After buzz test

P1298- IDM fault

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recent changes within the last 10000 miles

replaced all 8 injectors with remans
replaced glow plugs
replaced valve cover gaskets and harnesses under valve covers
replaced fuel pump
replaced water pump
replaced starter
replaced alternator
replaced CPS(grey)
replaced the o-rings on the turbo stuff


mods/upgrades to the engine stuff

Regulated return system
removed the cold air heater in the intercooler spider
replaced all the boots on the spider
aftermarket air filter




symptoms

truck is smoking...started smoking after injector change...never smoked before.

DONE:
EGR delete--4" turbo back exhaust
75HP tune
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all that was done, could be residual in the cylinders burning off. Have you tried running her,get'n it warm and seeing ifit clears up. Takes awhile for air to relieve itself from the fuel and oil...50-100 miles.

I'd think the #3 is because of the grey cps.

99.5 x-cab 7.3l, 6spd, 161k miles.....
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