Andrejsv, The oil filter
was placed there because it waqs next to the oil
pump and was easily accessed as a truck engine
. There are remote oil filter
kits out there. It is unlikely that there are threaded connections under the filter housing. This will require an adapter of some sort. This is common in industrial engines.
if the remote
unit has long hose runs it may drain back over time (Days, weeks) Some engines have prelube pumps to get pressure up befor starting. On smaller diesels it is easy to turn it over with the starter for a few revs befor starting. Easy if you have a fuel