Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Bikes: '''96 Litespeed Catalyst, '05 Litespeed Firenze, '06 Litespeed Tuscany, '12 Surly Pacer, All are 3x8,9 or 10. It is hilly around here!
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You could saw above the crack and slot the remaining quill to accept the expander but I'd be worried about the rest of the stem. If the quill is that bad, what else is wrong?
Trust me on this, a stem that breaks while you are riding is an experience you don't want.