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If it is leaking out of the exhaust valve enough it can drip out of the exhaust onto the engine components,smoke as well like this under the hood.I would clean it all off again,add oil dye to the oil system and run it for a few minutes then re check the engine area for the leak with a black light/leak tracer light to locate the source of the leak.Once this is done it can be repaired.I suspect it may be the exhaust valve and the cylinder head itself may be damaged enough to where it may need repaired or replaced.
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You can usually get the dye from a local parts store or dealer to add to the oil.Let me know what you come up with here when your ready.
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