Published December 7, 1998"That metallic grinding means her throwout bearings are shot. She's backfiring through her carburetor. The tick indicates transmission trouble, and the smoke means she's on fire."Mechanic to customer in garage looking at smoking car with hood open.For original art inquiries, please call 212-286-7133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Photo licensed from the Condé Nast Collection, home of The New Yorker, Vogue, Vanity Fair and other popular brands. Find this and other artwork at the Condé Nast Collection.