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    So, I was on the verge of buying four 31x10.50x15 Goodyear Wrangler MT/Rs tomorrow when all of a sudden my wife says to me that a fellow Jeeper that she works with said she had the same tires on her 01 TJ and the tires only would last a year. I havent ever heard of any problems with these tires until now. Does anyone out there have any advice on a good 31x10.50x15 tire for a daily driver/very mild trails. Need new tires this week. My current tires are getting bad. Thanks in advance for the help.
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    I love my mt/r's it only depends how many miles a year you drive.
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    BFG or Trxus (spelling) in my opinion. I've had both, love both. There's a reason that Jeep started using BFG's on their rubi's off the lot....

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    yea because the MT/R was to radical of a tire
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    They're using BFG MT/R's. Same degree of aggression, just a competitor. They still use Goodyear street tires on the sahara's and x's.

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    This might be a stupid thought but I thought the Rubi came with Goodyears. What BFG compares to the MT/R?
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    they use to use MT/R but they are now using bfg KM2 I believe which is a pretty good tire.
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    Oops! Ignore that last post. You guys were quicker than I was. Thanks.
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    The 2009 rubi's i were looking at were still using first gen BFG MTR's. i thought it odd that it was that way because of the KM2's, but figured that they were probably a contract model and had a specific number produced especially for Chrysler

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    probably
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