Personally not a fan of the wrapped exhaust look; however, each unto his/her own and if it fits your style...that's all that matters. No exhaust gasket? Should have been there somewhere.
Floyd Dolin - US Army Retired (1969-1990) 1996 Honda Shadow VT1100C
1997 H-D (FLSTC)
American Legion Rider- Patriot Guard Rider - ABATE of Illinois