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Landrover 300tdi runs then dies

Hi, i have a 300tdi and had dirt in fuel tank so it was cleaned befor it was started again and the injectors were cracked of to get running and new fuel filter fitted, ran fine all of the next day being **** in traffic and goin on duel carrige way for a 40 mile trip and when I was nearly back it lost all power and started to splutter and then a puff of blue smoke and cut out, now starts and drives for a few yards then does the same, will some times stay on tickover but if I press throttle just dies, I have had a new lift pump fitted but still doing the same, any ideas? Thanks

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