Need suggestions with soft bags, pannier racks and custom exhaust

So I have this nice fancy Yoshimira R-77 pipe on my KTM 1190 R and so far I am having no luck putting pannier racks and bags on it.  

I got the wolfman luggage on black friday to save a few dollars.  I never expected finding pannier racks would be so hard.  

I am on my second set of racks.  First one's I tried were Tusk.  I returned them with no problem.  The cross bar needed to mount right through the exhaust.  

My second set is now the the Hepco & Becker.  They install just fine, but my wolfman bag sits on the exhaust.  

I am beginning to think i need to sell my exhaust to get bags on this bike.  Any suggestions?? 

 

 

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Hi there Jason, Your setup looks perfectly fine. I suggest to simply install a Giant Loop or generic clamp on heat shield. 

7 hours ago, Ballisticexchris said:

Hi there Jason, Your setup looks perfectly fine. I suggest to simply install a Giant Loop or generic clamp on heat shield. 

i saw the giant loop heat shield, do you know if it will go on with hose clamps?  The one that comes with it will not go around this pipe.  

The Mosko Moto set up would work I think. The wedges can mount pretty high and may clear.

RPM

2 hours ago, Jason R said:

i saw the giant loop heat shield, do you know if it will go on with hose clamps?  The one that comes with it will not go around this pipe.  

Oh I see. You got a heat shield already with the bags. Just go to the hardware store and get a larger set of hose clamps. Honestly, the way you have it configured is really nice. Just a matter of positioning the heat shield.

No, no heat shield.  I did just order it.  

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