i powder-coated mine a black texture to match.
i bought a bracket to match from 1977* and it was a quality made product, it wasent quite well fitting... so i had to weld somthing up neways. i think theyve got better ones now, but im am not positive.
ummm.... make sure you get the correct angled header when purchasing a pipe. i suggjest over the phone.~SABAT!