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Need help with smoke question

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Hey guys and gals,
This is my first post so thanks for all who respond. I have a 06' 350 Rancher that is smoking pretty bad out of the exhaust. It is white smoke so I am almost certain that it is oil burning. I will tell the story as to how it happened.

As I was riding this weekend I dropped off in a mud hole that was deeper on the right side than expected. As soon as I did my rear end shot up and threw me off the side. Well my buddies was wanting to take a pic so I let it sit there for just a second with the back tires off the ground and the back left tire about 4 foot off. It didn't start smoking until after that. When we got to the truck I took the airbox cover off and a little oil was in the bottom along with the filter. So I got home and took the airbox completely off and the hose that runs out the side of it and to the moter was gunked up with milky clumps. Cleaned everything up and it smokes just as bad if not worse. Is it possible that while I let it sit there it that position for about 30 seconds, that some oil might have ran into somewhere else it shouldnt have and its just burning the oil off? Will it burn itself off or do I need to take it a mechanic.
I have also noticed a pinging noise that gets louder as the RPM's get higher.
Im thinking rings and a maybe a piston or valve or something, but I do not know.

Any comments will be appreciated.
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There is no milky substance at all in oil. I was always told that if its not milky, there is no water in it. Is that always the case?
Well this is the picture of the scene I was talking about. You think oil just ran into the cylinder and it will burn out eventually?

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Well I have took the spark plug out and it "does" have oil on the end. To make sure, I took it out, fired it up a couple times, cleaned the plug, installed it back, cranked it and let it run for just a minute, then took it back out and same thing. Oil on the end of the plug. So my question, what next?
Well I am going to change oil anyways but I will let you know what happens. Thanks for your help and BTW, my avatar is the pic when it happened.
Changed oil and rode it lightly for about 25 minutes. Smoke kept boiling out and pinging noise got louder. When I turned it off, I got a rag and wiped the inside of my exhaust and I have never seen that much burnt oil. It was caked up really bad. I cleaned it up prior to test driving it. Thinks its oil rings or something worse??
Well I took it to a mechanic and he tore it down and there is grit in the bottom of the cylinder. He said it would need a top- end rebuild and he wants to order it through honda and go back original since my cylinder walls, pistons, and all the rings are shot,plus with it being an 06 and looking almost brand new. He wants to charge me $700 to do a top-end rebuild. Is that way too much or about right or what. I have no clue. I am thinking he is pretty high though.
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