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This is a common failure for this vehicle.This type fuel injector unit is known for the sticking of it's "poppets nozzles".The fuel pressure regulator (which is attached to the unit does leak down fuel pressure often.Both of the symptoms will cause your hard start.
The price for replacement is too high.The labor should be no more than 2.5-3.0 hrs & here is the unit from Autozone.
Fuel InjectorShowing 1 - 2 of 2 Items Sort by Price: High Low --- Select a Brand --- Gp-Sorensen Gp-Sorensen / Fuel Injector Part Number:800-1513N Price: $302.99Warranty:1 YR Notes: New SCPI conversion to MFI. Replacement poppet nozzle available. STORE PICK UP SPECIAL ORDER SHIP TO HOME AVAILABLE Gp-Sorensen / Fuel Injector Part Number:800-1223N Price: $59.99Warranty:1 YR Notes: New Replacement poppet nozzle for SCPI design.