The bearings should slide back in when pushed inward and into the cup.
You need to flatten/open up that fold on the clamp to get the boot back on and then squeeze it back to get it to stick, there's a special tool to tighten them.
Or just carefully cut off that band (don't cut the boot) and...
I like it, got stuck in snow and gave it a try. The steering wheel moved left and right by itself while braking my front right wheel to get the left one going. It was pretty cool to watch it try different things.
That's for 2020, 2019 the Ranger is on the least American made 😐
"The new Ford Ranger pickup truck is built near Detroit, but its engine hails from Mexico. U.S. and Canadian parts content is only 35 percent."
Took the truck on some light off roading, first time taking it out. Shot a short video passing through a creek, seemed a lot deeper...
Some parts had a decent amount of snow and wet rocks. Didn't have a issue. Wish I took more pics but didn't think about it.