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Excessive smoking is caused by three general items: Worn valve guides or valve guide seals, Worn rings or piston bores or broken piston ring, worn engine bearings allowing too much oil to spray on cylinder walls, usually accompanied by knocking. Of the three, only the valve seals are relatively easy to correct, all other items require a rebuild. Have a compression test and cylinder leakdown test done. That should verify where the problem lies.
A blown cylinder head gasket will also result in smoking but that would be steam and would be accompanied by overheating.(will also be detected during testing)

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