Truck starts hard after sitting long but starts fine only when sitting a short while?

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it could be several problems main 3 to start with are spark air fuel
most likely your fuel lines or filter could have build up or pressure loss
also a bad wire to starter or your air filter could need replaced so check air and battery and fuel
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